Program Evaluation: Other Initiatives

Texas Fitness Now (TFN)

The TFN program, jointly provided by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and the Texas Education Agency, provides grants to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the support of in-school physical education and fitness programs for students in Grades 6, 7, and/or 8. TFN places specific emphasis on the importance of physical education and fitness for students in Grades 6, 7, and 8 as the foundation for a life of healthy choices. The purpose of the grant is to further the goal of reducing childhood obesity and Type II diabetes. For additional information, please see TEA's TFN page

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Migrant Education Program (MEP)

MEP is funded by Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). The Title I, Part C - Migrant Education Program designs, operates, and supports programs that help migrant students overcome the challenges of a high level of mobility, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, and other difficulties associated with a migratory lifestyle, in order to succeed in school and to successfully transition to postsecondary education or employment. Please go to TEA's MEP page to learn more about the Migrant Education Program. 

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