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ALIGNMENT WITH THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND (NCLB) ACT - Regulations

9. Require linking records of migratory children among states.

The LEA must cooperate in the secretary's efforts under Section 1308 of ESEA to ensure the linkage of records pertaining to migratory children with a disability for the purpose of electronically exchanging, among the States, health and educational information regarding such children.
[34 CFR 300.213] [20 U.S.C. 1413(a)(9)]

Dialogue Starter - Cross-stakeholder

Reaction Questions

  1. Why is the linkage of records of migratory children important? How will this linkage benefit migratory students?


  2. What confidentiality issues might result with the electronic exchange of information regarding migratory students with disabilities?


  3. Is your district/state currently tracking migratory students? If so, describe the process.


  4. What community-based services are currently addressing migratory issues in your community? What types of collaborative relationships are in place between the schools and other community-based services dealing with migratory students?


Application Questions

  1. What processes and/or procedures can be put into place to protect confidentiality when electronically exchanging information regarding migratory students? How isconfidentiality information shared with the families of migratory children?

    These questions were developed by the following stakeholders working together:

    Role: TA Provider
    Location: California

    Role: Teacher
    Location: Florida

    Role: General Education Administrator
    Location: Illinois

    Role: Family Member
    Location: West Virginia

    Role: Related Service Provider
    Alaska

    Role: General Education Administrator
    Location: Wyoming

    Role: Special Education Administrator
    Florida

    Role: Higher Education
    Location: Indiana

    Role: Related Service Provider
    Location: Kentucky

    Role: Special Education Administrator
    Location: Georgia