The Migrant Education Program is a federally funded program designed to enrich and respond to the educational and health needs of children of migrant workers.
The children of migratory workers, whose parents have worked in fishing, agriculture, dairy, food processing, forestry or livestock industries are eligible.
During the move to do this temporary work the parents must have taken the student away from his or her regular school.
The Migrant Education has been effective in helping students reach their goal of completing high school.
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Migrant program includes Parent Education, preschool activities, Saturday classes, and special P.A.S.S. instruction for students in grades 9-12 who need “catching up” on credits so they can graduate.
For more information call Nellie Barrientos, Migrant Educcation Program Co-ordinator for the Los Angeles Unified School District, (213) 241-0510. Please also visit the Migrant Education Program webpage for more information.