Program Description

The Migrant Education Program (MEP) is authorized under Title I, Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended. The MEP provides formula grants to state education agencies (SEA's) to assist all migrant students in meeting the same challenging academic standards as other children and achieving graduation from high school by designing programs that help migrant children overcome the effects of migrancy.

General Program Requirements

State Education Agencies are eligible to apply.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

SEAs are authorized to make subgrants to local operating agencies that serve migrant students. Local operating agencies may be local education agencies (LEAs), institutions of higher education (IHEs), and other public and nonprofit agencies.

Program Contact Information

Lisa Ramirez
Director of the Office of Migrant Education
lisa.ramirez@ed.gov
202.260.1164

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