U.S Code last checked for updates: May 18, 2024
§ 6391.
Program purposes
The purposes of this part are as follows:
To assist States in supporting high-quality and comprehensive educational programs and services during the school year and, as applicable, during summer or intersession periods, that address the unique educational needs of migratory children.
To ensure that migratory children who move among the States are not penalized in any manner by disparities among the States in curriculum, graduation requirements, and challenging State academic standards.
To ensure that migratory children receive full and appropriate opportunities to meet the same challenging State academic standards that all children are expected to meet.
To help migratory children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health-related problems, and other factors that inhibit the ability of such children to succeed in school.
To help migratory children benefit from State and local systemic reforms.
(Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1301, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1571; amended Pub. L. 114–95, title I, § 1301(a), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1893.)
cite as: 20 USC 6391