Personal Subsistence [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 200.81 (h) [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter II -- Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education; Part 200 -- Title I -- Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged; Subpart C -- Migrant Education Program], the term personal subsistence means “that the worker and the worker's family, as a matter of economic necessity, consume, as a substantial portion of their food intake, the crops, dairy products, or livestock they produce or the fish they catch.”