To determine the eligibility of a child/youth for the Migrant Education Program, this acronym (developed by the Florida Migrant Education Program) can be used:
S.T.A.M.P. of Eligibility
S - School Completion – The child/youth has not graduated from a United States high school or earned a GED.
T - Time of move – The move of the child/youth, on their own, “with” or “to join” a qualified worker must have occurred within the past 36 months.
A – Age – The child/youth must be from 0 through 21 years old to meet the age criteria for the KY MEP.
M – Move – The child/youth must have moved across district lines, to accompany his/her parents, guardian or spouse, or to join such parent, guardian or spouse, or to obtain (or seek) work for him/herself. The worker moved due to economic necessity.
P – Purpose – One of the purposes of the move made by the child/youth and the qualifying worker was to seek or obtain qualifying work.