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0000017d-2122-dd26-adfd-e56710b50000The New Classroom is a special reporting series, supported by The Walton Family Foundation, exploring the struggles, changes and innovations in education during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find reports in this series listed below.

NWA Education Service Coop Tracks and Tutors Migrant Students

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J. Froelich
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Jonathan Warren stands beside a source materials archive a the Northwest Arkansas Education Cooperative in Farmington.

Children of seasonal migrant workers in Arkansas enrolled in public schools are eligible under a federal migrant education program to receive supplemental instruction and special support services. Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative's newly-hired migrant student specialist is tasked with overseeing the program in districts with migrant student populations.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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