A review of literature on the migrant education program and its involvement on the education system

Omar Sabbah, California State University, Monterey Bay

Capstone Project (B.A.) Liberal Studies Department


This literature review will inform the readers about the importance of the migrant education program into the educational system. As well it will show their involvement in the success of migrant students around the state of California. Giving the reader a better understanding about the program and informing about the services provided by the program. The literature review would also focus on the struggles and living conditions migrant students have to endure. In prospective it will explain as well the role of the MEP, as to better the living conditions of migrant students. A high percentage of migrant students end up dropping out of school to join gangs. As the MEP, they are developing programs to keep migrant students from dropping and to stay away from gangs.