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PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 108 STAT. 3585 "PART C—EDUCATION OF MIGRATORY CHILDREN "SEC. 1301. PROGRAM PURPOSE. 20 USC 6391. "It is the purpose of this part to assist States to— "(1) support high-quality and comprehensive educational programs for migratory children to help reduce the educational disruptions and other problems that result from repeated moves; "(2) ensure that migratory children are provided with appropriate educational services (including supportive services) that address their special needs in a coordinated and efficient manner; "(3) ensure that migratory children have the opportunity to meet the same challenging State content standards and challenging State student performance standards that all children are expected to meet; "(4) design programs to help migratory children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health-related problems, and other factors that inhibit the ability of such children to do well in school, and to prepare such children to make a successful transition to postsecondary education or employment; and "(5) ensure that migratory children benefit from State and local systemic reforms. "SEC. 1302. PROGRAM AUTHORIZED. Grants. "In order to carry out the purpose of this part, the Secretary shall make grants to State educational agencies, or combinations of such agencies, to establish or improve, directly or through local operating agencies, programs of education for migratory children in accordance with this part. "SEC. 1303. STATE ALLOCATIONS. 20 USC 6393. "(a) STATE ALLOCATIONS.— Each State (other than the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico) is entitled to receive under this part, for each fiscal year, an amount equal to— "(1) the sum of the estimated number of migratory children aged three through 21 who reside in the State full time and the full-time equivalent of the estimated number of migratory children aged three through 21 who reside in the State part time, as determined in accordance with subsection (e); multiplied by "(2) 40 percent of the average per-pupil expenditure in the State, except that the amount determined under this paragraph shall not be less than 32 percent, nor more than 48 percent, of the average expenditure per pupil in the United States. "(b) ALLOCATION TO PUERTO Rico. — For each fiscal year, the amount for which the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is eligible under this section shall be equal to— "(1) the number of migratory children in Puerto Rico, determined under subsection (a)(1); multiplied by "(2) the product of— "(A) the percentage that the average per-pupil expenditure in Puerto Rico is of the lowest average per-pupil expenditure of any of the 50 States; and