Shenandoah Valley Migrant Education

Winchester, VA - 22601

(540) 722-0520

540-722-0520 What is Migrant Education? On Thanksgiving Day in 1960 Edward R. Murrow's landmark documentary "Harvest of Shame "revealed the plight of U.S farm workers. The Migrant Education Program (MEP) was established to address the unique educational needs of the children ages 3 to 21 of migrant farm workers. The MEP is a federal Title 1 program that is state-administered by the Office of Program Administration and Accountability at the Virginia State Department of Education. Virginia has 8 regional migrant programs that serve the children of 1) seasonal farm workers who plant

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