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The Consolidated State Performance Report (CSPR) is the required annual reporting tool for of each State, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico as authorized under Section 9303 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended.

The mission of USDA's Economic Research Service is to anticipate trends and emerging issues in agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America and to conduct high-quality, objective economic research to inform and enhance public and private decision making. ERS shapes its research program and products to serve those who routinely make or influence public policy and program decisions. Key clientele include White House and USDA policy officials; the U.S. Congress; program administrators/managers; other Federal agencies; State and local government officials; and organizations, including farm and industry groups interested in public policy issues. As a federal statistical agency covered by the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Statistical Policy Directives, ERS is responsible for ensuring the quality, objectivity, and transparency of the statistical information it provides. Our policies and procedures for publishing research and data are designed to ensure that we provide high quality and objective analysis.

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) provides a variety of services to farmworkers and agricultural employers. The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) provides funding to community-based organizations and public agencies to assist migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their dependents attain greater economic stability. Farmworkers also receive training and employment services through the nationwide network of American Job Centers, also called One-Stop Career Centers. The Monitor Advocate system, with responsibilities at the national, regional, and state levels, helps ensure that farmworkers are served equitably through workforce programs.

The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) is a nationally directed program of job training and employment assistance for migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs). It is authorized by Congress in the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Section 167 to counter the impact of the chronic unemployment and underemployment experienced by migrant and seasonal farmworkers who primarily depend on jobs in agricultural labor. Since its inception with the passage of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, the NFJP has been an integral part of the national workforce strategy. MSFWs now access NFJP and other employment assistance through the One-Stop Centers of the workforce investment system.

One-Stop Career Centers are designed to provide a full range of assistance to job seekers under one roof. Established under the Workforce Investment Act, the centers offer training referrals, career counseling, job listings, and similar employment-related services. Customers can visit a center in person or connect to the center's information through PC or kiosk remote access.

EDFacts is a U.S. Department of Education (ED) initiative to collect, analyze, and promote the use of high-quality, pre-kindergarten through grade 12 data.

Supports planning, policymaking, and management/budget decision-making. Centralizes data provided by state education agencies (SEAs). Collects data on district and school demographics, program participation, and performance data. EDFacts centralizes performance data supplied by K-12 state education agencies (SEAs) with other data assets, such as financial grant information, within the Department to enable better analysis and use in policy development, planning and management. The purpose of EDFacts is to:

Place the use of robust, timely performance data at the core of decision and policymaking in education. Reduce state and district data burden and streamline data practices. Improve state data capabilities by providing resources and technical assistance. Provide data for planning, policy, and management at the federal, state, and local levels.

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provides new populations with the opportunity to achieve their full potential in the United States. Our programs provide people in need with critical resources to assist them in becoming integrated members of American society.

The MEP Consortium Incentive Grants are authorized by section 1308(d) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended. Through this program, the Department provides financial incentives to State Educational Agencies (SEAs) to participate in high quality consortia that improve the interstate or intrastate Coordinator of migrant education programs by addressing key needs of migratory children who have their education interrupted.

The mission of the Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Collaboration Office (MSHSCO) is to collaborate, educate, coordinate and align Head Start services at the local, state and national levels to ensure access and utilization of high quality culturally appropriate early childhood education opportunities for the children and families of migrant and seasonal farm workers.

Our vision:

  • To work passionately together on enhancing opportunities and resources for all children in poverty, especially those of migrant and seasonal farm workers.
  • To demonstrate a strong commitment to the values and beliefs that all children deserve access to high quality early childhood learning environments and comprehensive support services that honor both child and family alike.
  • To identify and leverage valuable resources rooted in the knowledge that improving the lives of children ultimately improves the future outlook and social fabric of the nation.