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Where can I access optional student learning materials for my child while school is closed?

Follow the links below for optional age-appropriate student enrichment activities and technology troubleshooting/support.

Technology Support

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COVID EL WIDA/Exit Protocol Updates:

NEW EL Exit Criteria beginning June 2020

  • ELs in Grades 3-12 with the following scores will be AUTO-exited ("auto exit” refers to the process of automatically exiting a student from EL status in the Michigan Student Data System when they meet the new criteria, outlined below. Auto exit is completed by the state (CEPI) over the summer.):
    • WIDA Access: 4.8 Composite score 
      • No additional local assessment data needed
      • Reading & writing domains will not be considered in addition to the composite
    • WIDA Alternate Access: P2 Overall score
  • ELs in Grades K-2 can be manually exited with the same scores if the district is confident that the student should no longer be EL:
    • WIDA Access: 4.8 Composite score 
    • No additional local assessment data needed
    • WIDA Alternate Access: P2 Overall score
  • For students completing less than 4 domains, MDE is still working on potential options.


Translated resources:

Food Assistance (Michigan Department of Health & Human Services): Arabic & Spanish translations. P-EBT (Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer), Bridge card, SNAP program application information

Michigan-Specific COVID-19 Translated Documents

Coronavirus: ELL and Multilingual Resources for Schools

Detroit Public Television

Detroit Public Television (DPTV) is taking over the airwaves from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday when the channel will offer blocks of programming geared to specific age groups.

While Michigan schools are closed this school year, weekday programming will be as follows:

  • Current PBS KIDS programming (Ages 2-8 years old) – 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Grades 4th-8th – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Grades 9th-12th – 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

DPTV's schedule during those hours will be filled with PBS programming that aligns with curriculum goals, with online learning activities associated with each show.


How can I talk to my child about COVID-19 and support my child's wellness?

Choosing to talk with your child about COVID-19 is a personal decision you will make with your family. View the resources below for guidance.

Additional Resources

Provided by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Preventions:

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Health Department of Washtenaw County, Michigan

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