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BP 6175


Migrant Education Program

The San Benito County Board of Education (County Board) desires to provide a comprehensive program for migrant students that attempts to mitigate the impact of educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, health-related problems, and other factors that may inhibit the ability of migrant students to succeed in school. The San Benito County Office of Education (SBCOE) shall make use of available funds to provide supplementary services for migrant students.


(cf. 0410 – Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)


The Superintendent or designee shall convene a parent advisory council to actively involve parents/guardians in planning, operating, and evaluating the SBCOE’s migrant education program. (Education Code 54444.2)


(cf. 1220 – Citizen Advisory Committees)

(cf. 6020 – Parent Involvement)


The Superintendent or designee shall cooperate with the regional migrant service center in outreach and identification of eligible migrant students and in the provision of migrant education services. He/she shall also coordinate migrant education services with other programs and with other public agencies that serve migrant workers and their families.


(cf. 1400 – Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools)

(cf. 6140 – Guidance/Counseling Services)

(cf. 6174 – Education for English Learners)


The Superintendent or designee shall plan for late enrollments of migrant students. He/she shall ensure that each migrant student is placed at the appropriate grade level and is provided services in accordance with his/her individual needs assessment and learning plan.


The County Board shall monitor the results of statewide assessments of core academic subjects and English language development, as appropriate, for students enrolled in the SBCOE’s migrant education services. In addition, the Superintendent or designee shall periodically report to the Board regarding the alignment of SBCOE services with the needs of students as identified in student needs assessments conducted pursuant to Education Code 54443.1.  As necessary, the Board shall seek technical assistance from the migrant education regional service center and/or make changes in the services provided by the SBCOE in order to improve student achievement.


(cf. 0500 – Accountability)

(cf. 6162.51 – State Academic Achievement Tests)


Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE: 54440-54445  Migrant education program

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5: 3080  Application of uniform complaint procedures; 4600-4687  Uniform complaint procedures

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20: 6311  Title I state plan; 6381-6381k  Even Start family literacy program; 6391-6399  Migrant education program ; 7881  Services for private school students

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34: 200.81-200.89  Migrant education program


Policy Adopted: 3-7-18