U.S Code last checked for updates: May 18, 2024
§ 6396.
Comprehensive needs assessment and service-delivery plan; authorized activities
(a)
Comprehensive plan
(1)
In general
Each State that receives assistance under this part shall ensure that the State and its local operating agencies identify and address the unique educational needs of migratory children in accordance with a comprehensive State plan that—
(A)
is integrated with other programs under this chapter or other Acts, as appropriate;
(B)
may be submitted as a part of a consolidated application under section 7842 of this title, if—
(i)
the unique needs of migratory children are specifically addressed in the comprehensive State plan;
(ii)
the comprehensive State plan is developed in collaboration with parents of migratory children; and
(iii)
the comprehensive State plan is not used to supplant State efforts regarding, or administrative funding for, this part;
(C)
provides that migratory children will have an opportunity to meet the same challenging State academic standards that all children are expected to meet;
(D)
specifies measurable program goals and outcomes;
(E)
encompasses the full range of services that are available for migratory children from appropriate local, State, and Federal educational programs;
(F)
is the product of joint planning among such local, State, and Federal programs, including programs under part A, early childhood programs, and language instruction educational programs under part A of subchapter III; and
(G)
provides for the integration of services available under this part with services provided by such other programs.
(2)
Duration of the plan
Each such comprehensive State plan shall—
(A)
remain in effect for the duration of the State’s participation under this part; and
(B)
be periodically reviewed and revised by the State, as necessary, to reflect changes in the State’s strategies and programs under this part.
(b)
Authorized activities
(1)
Flexibility
(2)
Unaddressed needs
(3)
Construction
(4)
Special rule
(Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1306, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1576; amended Pub. L. 114–95, title I, § 1301(e), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1897.)
cite as: 20 USC 6396