Migrant Education Program (VMEP)



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Comprehensive Needs Assessment

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education, requires States to conduct a Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA) and Service Delivery Plan (SDP) under Section 1306 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, reauthorized as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), Title I Part C, Section 1304(1) and 2(2). In the CNA/SDP States must identify and address the unique educational needs of migratory children and creates a plan that provides that migratory children will have an opportunity to meet the same challenging State academic content standards and challenging State student academic achievement standards that all Vermont children are expected to meet. Vermont's needs assessment and plan were updated in 2011. The plan specifies measurable program goals and outcomes. Comprehensive Needs Assessment.

Are Apples More Important than Milk?

Erin Shea’s report on migrant labor turnover among dairy farm workers in Vermont uses insights from the Vermont Migrant Education Program to analyze the data on temporary farm workers. This study assisted in creating a demographic profile of both individual dairy farms and dairy farm workers which identified trends and characteristics in the mobility of dairy farm workers, especially the Latino farm worker population. Are Apples More Important than Milk?

Characteristics of Vermont’s Migrant Students

Vermont’s eligible migrant students are a mix of pre-school children, in-school students, and out-of-school youth. This collection of powerpoint slides illustrates the demographic characteristics of Vermont’s migrant education population. Characteristics of Vermont’s Migrant Students.


Page Last Updated on January 15, 2015