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The Migrant Education KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Migrant Education KnowledgeBase supports educators associated with migrant education programs. It offers information about migrant education programs, regulations, and resources to help educators support the academic success of migrant students.

Task 6: Extended Time Activities

Guideline: Extended time activities are offered before or after school, during the summer, or any extension of the school year. Emphasis should be on how such programs will aid migratory students with improving their academic performance.



After School Programs

This Beyond the Bell website describes a federally funded program designed to enrich and respond to the educational and health needs of the children of migratory workers.

Child Care and Development Fund

This link is to the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Family Services. As noted at its website, "CCDF provides federal resources for child care that support both direct services and quality enhancements. The majority of CCDF dollars are used to provide subsidies to eligible low-income children under age 13."

Migrant Workers' Children Savor Summer School

This resource is an MSNBC news article describing a New Jersey program offering summer school for migrant children whose parents are working in the local blueberry fields each summer. In addition to describing the New Jersey program, the article describes the challenges involved with reaching migrant students.

National Summer Learning Association

This link is to the National Summer Learning Association, an independent organization providing resources on summer learning. It was formerly known as the National Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University.

Summer Migrant Programs

This Santa Clara County Office of Education Migrant education program website from the State of California provides an example of a summer Migrant program.

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