The department of education shall:
(A) Actively encourage, assist, and support boards of education in applying for moneys for programs for pre-school children of migrant agricultural laborers under Title I of the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965," 79 Stat. 27, 20 U.S.C. 236, as amended;
(B) Establish an official relationship with the Texas education agency and the Florida department of education to cooperate and exchange information with those states concerning education for children of migrant agricultural laborers, and coordinate its activities and services for such children with those states and any other states that provide education for such children;
(C) Take all necessary steps to compensate for the lack of continuity in instructional curriculum experienced by children of migrant agricultural laborers as a result of their parents' occupation by assuring that:
(1) Coordinated interstate and intrastate programs are provided at all levels, including coordinated programs leading to credit accrual;
(2) Parents are given information about the availability of interstate and intrastate programs.
(D) Take a more active role in encouraging boards of education to offer, in accordance with section 3313.641 of the Revised Code, alternative evening and tutorial programs for children of migrant agricultural laborers and their families during late spring, summer, and early fall.
Effective Date: 03-20-1984