Hamden Public Schools District Policies

6141.312 - Migrant Students

The Superintendent will develop and implement a program to address the needs of migrant children in the District. 

This program will include a means to: 

  1. Identify migrant students and assess their educational and related health and social needs.
  2. Provide a full range of services to migrant students including applicable Title I programs, special education, gifted education, vocational education, language programs, counseling programs and elective classes.
  3. Provide migrant children with the opportunity to meet the same statewide assessment standards that all children are expected to meet.
  4. Provide advocacy and outreach programs to migrant children and their families and professional development for District staff.
  5. Provide parents/guardians an opportunity for meaningful participation in the program.

Migrant Education Program for Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Involvement 

Parent(s)/guardian(s) of migrant students will be involved in and regularly consulted about the development, implementation, operation, and evaluation of the migrant program. 

Parent(s)/guardian(s) of migrant students will receive instruction regarding their role in improving the academic achievement of their children. 

Legal Reference:

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, §1301 et seq., 20 U.S.C. §6391 et seq., 34 C.F.R. §200.40 - 200.45. 


Policy adopted:  December 14, 2004

Hamden Public Schools     Hamden, Connecticut