Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Migrant Education

NEW – USED Fact Sheet:  Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 While Serving Migratory Children
 
The Title I Part C - Arkansas Migrant Education Program is a federally funded program that provides services to the children of families who move seeking temporary or seasonal work in Arkansas’s agricultural and fishing industries. The program is designed to help children ages three (3) through twenty (21), who are uniquely affected by the combined effects of poverty, language, cultural barriers, and difficulties pertaining to the migratory lifestyle. The primary goal of the Migrant Program is to help our students meet the same challenging academic content and student academic achievement standards that are expected of all children.
 
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Regulations

The Arkansas Migrant Education Program (AR MEP) is federally funded as part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and is regulated by Title I, Part C.

Provision of Services

The Arkansas Migrant Education Program provides formula grants to school districts and six Education Service Cooperatives across the state that offers a comprehensive program including identification and recruitment, supplemental instructional and support services, advocacy, and basic health services to migratory children. The six Education Services Cooperatives also have the responsibility to provide technical assistance to the districts that include staff development, special programs planning, and program implementation guidance. 
 
Title I Part C Non-Regulatory Guidance
AR- MEP Service Delivery Plan
AR – MEP Comprehensive Needs Assessment
AR – MEP Agricultural Survey
 

For more information, please contact:

Damaris E. Tomlison, State Director
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Public School Accountability
3010 East Hwy 22
Branch, AR 72928
Phone: 501-324-9664
Fax: 479-965-2723
 
Rebeca Morren, Public School Program Specialist
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Public School Accountability
3010 East Hwy 22
Branch, AR 72928
Phone: 479-965-2191 ext. 228
Fax: 479-965-2723
 
Bobby Lester, Coordinator of Federal Programs 
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Public School Accountability
Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot 26
Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: 501-683-5300
Fax: 501-682-4886
 
 
 

State Standards

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