U.S Code last checked for updates: May 18, 2024
§ 6398.
Coordination of migrant education activities
Improvement of coordination
In general
Student records
Information system
In general
The Secretary, in consultation with the States, shall ensure the linkage of migrant student record systems for the purpose of electronically exchanging, among the States, health and educational information regarding all migratory students eligible under this part. The Secretary shall ensure that such linkage occurs in a cost-effective manner, utilizing systems used by the States prior to, or developed after, December 10, 2015. Such information may include—
immunization records and other health information;
elementary and secondary academic history (including partial credit), credit accrual, and results from State assessments under section 6311(b)(2) of this title;
other academic information essential to ensuring that migratory children achieve to the challenging State academic standards; and
eligibility for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.].
The Secretary shall maintain ongoing consultation with the States, local educational agencies, and other migratory student service providers on—
the effectiveness of the system described in subparagraph (A); and
the ongoing improvement of such system.
Notice and comment
No cost for certain transfers
Availability of funds
Incentive grants
Data collection
(Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1308, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1578; amended Pub. L. 114–95, title I, § 1301(g), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1898.)
cite as: 20 USC 6398