704 KAR 3:292. Chapter 1, ESSIA migrant education requirements.


      RELATES TO: KRS 156.010, 156.035, 156.070


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: In accordance with Section 435 of the General Education Provisions Act and sections 1201, 1202, and 1203 of the Augustus F. Hawkins - Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988, the Department of Education, when applying to the U.S. Department of Education for participation in programs for migrant children under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981, must submit an approvable plan and satisfactory assurances that all requirements of the law will be met. This administrative regulation implements the State Board for Elementary and Secondary Education's duties to develop education policy, to implement acts of Congress appropriating and apportioning funds to the state and to provide for the proper apportionment and disbursement of federal migratory children funds in accordance with the state's current plan.


      Section 1. (1) The Department of Education shall implement services to children by making grants to local school districts which have concentrations of eligible migrant children.

      (2) Participating school districts shall submit an annual application for funds to provide services to eligible children.

      (3) The application shall be authorized by the local board of education and be approved by the Department of Education.

      (4) Participating school districts shall perform an annual assessment of the needs of eligible migrant children.

      (5) Participating school districts shall coordinate the migrant program with other federal, state and local programs and agencies as appropriate.


      Section 2. (1) Persons coordinating the provision of services for eligible migrant children shall be required to hold certification as a teacher, counselor or social worker.

      (2) Summer extended academic services shall be required of all local migrant projects for a duration of four (4) to six (6) weeks and no less than three (3) times per week for eligible students who are the most academically in need.


      Section 3. (1) Participating school districts shall involve migrant parents in the education of their children.

      (2) Each participating school district shall be required to form a local migrant parent advisory council and to convene the council a minimum of three (3) times per year. (5 Ky.R. 832; eff. 6-6-79; Am. 6 Ky.R. 546; eff. 6-4-80; 7 Ky.R. 784; eff. 5-6-81; 8 Ky.R. 1162; eff. 6-2-82; 9 Ky.R. 1164; eff. 5-4-83; 10 Ky.R. 1097; eff. 5-1-84; 11 Ky.R. 1473; eff. 5-14-85; 12 Ky.R. 1637; eff. 5-6-86; 13 Ky.R. 1733; eff. 5-14-87; 14 Ky.R. 2216; eff. 7-21-88; 16 Ky.R. 203; eff. 10-8-89; 17 Ky.R. 2047; eff. 2-7-91; 20 Ky.R. 3313; eff. 8-4-94.)