September 16, 2016

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: 2016-2017 Title I, Part C – Education of Migratory Children Allocations under Provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)

Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children:  2016-2017 Grant Allocations

Attachment A contains the 2016-2017 Title I, Part C, federal allocations for school divisions that qualify based on their enrollment of migratory students.  The total amount of the allocation is available to subgrantees as of July 1, 2016, through the reimbursement process.  The terms of the grant award are provided in Attachment C.  The procedures and forms for submitting an application for ESEA funds are available at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/federal_programs/esea/applications/index.shtml.

Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children:  2016-2017 Consortium Incentive Grants

Attachment B contains the 2016-2017 grant award amounts for Migrant Education Programs (MEPs) under the U.S. Department of Education (USED) Migrant reading achievement Comprehensive Online Reading Education (MiraCORE) Consortium Incentive Grant (CIG). These funds are awarded separately from the Title I, Part C – Education of Migratory Childrenallocations.  A separate grant award notice and terms for the MiraCORE CIG funds are forthcoming and will be mailed individually to each subgrantee.   

Subgrantees of the MiraCORE CIG funds must document the use of funds through the Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children, portion of the ESEA funding application.  The application contains a section requiring MiraCORE CIG subgrantees to provide a program overview, budget summary, and detailed budget for the use of these separate funds.

If the application for ESEA funds has already been submitted, an amended or revised application that reflects the 2016-2017 allocation for Title I, Part C, and contains the documentation required for the MiraCORE CIG funds, should be submitted.  If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Shyla Vesitis, Title I Specialist, at (804) 225-3711 or Shyla.Vesitis@doe.virginia.gov.

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Attachments:

  1. Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children 2016-2017 Grant Allocations (PDF)
  2. Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children 2016-2017, Consortium Incentive Grant Allocations (PDF)
  3. Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, Part C, Terms of Grant Award (PDF)