Program Office: Office of Migrant Education
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
On July 1, 1997, the US Department of Education awarded migrant education technology grants to six entities that proposed using technology in innovative ways to strengthen the academic achievement of migrant students who move between school districts. The Department made awards to applicants that applied as members of a consortium, and who were judged most likely to be effective in helping migrant children whose education is interrupted by moves between districts and States. The objectives of the grant were to: 1) promote greater continuity of instruction for migrant students as they are served in different school districts, and 2) help these migrant students achieve to high academic standards.