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Migrant Literacy and Education

Online Data and Publications

Colorado

Colorado Department of Education
Latest CSAP Results

http://www.cde.state.co.us/assessment/CoAssess-DataAndResults.asp
This link provides access to the latest CSAP results. Selected summaries include a "migrant status" category, a "no score, does not read English or Spanish" category, and information on "language background."

National

Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA) Research Articles
http://cela.albany.edu
CELA aims to discover which elements of curriculum, instruction, and assessment are essential to developing high literacy and how schools can best help students achieve success. The site provides abstracts and selected full-text articles written by the center's researchers.

Educational Attainment

Census Bureau

  • Educational Attainment in the United States (2003) (With Detailed Tables)
    http://www.census.gov/prod/2004pubs/p20-550.pdf
    Figure 3, Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over by race, Hispanic origin, and age. Figure 4 Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over by nativity, race and Hispanic origin. Table B, Educational attainment by labor force status and occupation.
  • The Hispanic Population in the United States: Population Characteristics http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/hispanic/p20-535/p20-535.pdf
    This report describes the Hispanic population in the United States in 2000, providing a profile of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, such as geographical distribution, educational attainment, earnings, and poverty status.

Migrants as a Percentage of Hired Farm Labor

Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service

Farm Labor (PFL-BB) Data for 1995-2002
http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1063
The number of migrant workers expressed as a percent of hired farm and service workers during reporting week each quarter with quarterly comparisons, wage rates, number of hours worked, by regions.

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA)
NCELA Databases

http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/resabout/
This page contains articles and web resources about important topics in the education of English language learners. In each section you can view highlighted resources for the topic area, organized by topic, and access the NCELA bibliographic database for all resources on the topic area and on subtopic areas.

U.S. Department of Education
ED Pubs Online Ordering System

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html
A subject search ("M" for "Migrant Education") or a simple search for "migrant" result in a list of titles, an abstract, and a publication date. Clicking on the title brings up more information and ability to order on-line. Titles include directories, congressionally mandated studies, grant applications, resource guides, handbook of case studies.

Selected States

Idaho Department of Education

Idaho English Language Assessment Scores
http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/IELA/scoreRpts.asp
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) assessment page.

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