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COVID-19 Update: Governor Orders Schools Closed for Remainder of Year
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COVID-19 Update: Governor Orders Schools Closed for Remainder of Year

Apr 2, 2020

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order to officially close Michigan schools for the remainder of the school year due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19. This means that BCPS schools will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. We don’t yet know if or how this will impact the start date of the 2020-21 school year.

New At-Home Learning and College Prep Resources Offered by GVSU
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New At-Home Learning and College Prep Resources Offered by GVSU

Mar 31, 2020

Grand Valley State University is now offering remote learning and college prep resources available for free online. This is an unprecedented time for us all, but it’s also an opportunity to focus on the future. Whether students are just learning to read or stressing about writing college essays, there are helpful tools for students at every grade level.

COVID-19: What We Know Right Now
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COVID-19: What We Know Right Now

Mar 27, 2020

Right now, Michigan schools will be closed until April 13, 2020, following the governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order earlier this week. The decision about when schools will reopen will be made by state education leaders and the Michigan State Legislature. We are waiting to hear whether this closure will be extended beyond April 13. Right now, this is yet to be announced, but we will keep you updated as we learn more.

COVID-19 Update: State Legislature Action Still Needed to Waive State Standardized Testing and School Time Mandates
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COVID-19 Update: State Legislature Action Still Needed to Waive State Standardized Testing and School Time Mandates

Mar 26, 2020

BCPS urges the Michigan State Legislature to take immediate action to excuse the state’s schools and students from the restrictive laws that require state test scores. It would be an undue burden on students to come back from this stressful disruption to their education and then have to go straight into standardized testing.

COVID-19: Latest Updates and Information
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COVID-19: Latest Updates and Information

Mar 25, 2020

We may all be separate in our homes, but we are in this together. We have been providing regular updates as we receive new information, but there are still many questions we are unable to answer yet. Here is a look at what we know now, as well as what we are still working to find out.

Staying Connected During Coronavirus
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Staying Connected During Coronavirus

Mar 24, 2020

As our country continues to manage the COVID-19 emergency, Comcast is taking immediate steps to help connect low-income families to the Internet at home. New Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of Internet service. Learn more and see if you may qualify!

COVID-19 | Governor Whitmer: Stay Home, Stay Safe
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COVID-19 | Governor Whitmer: Stay Home, Stay Safe

Mar 23, 2020

Governor Whitmer signed an order advising all residents to stay home through April 13 unless you have essential needs like going to the grocery store, seeking medical care, or caring for a loved one. Schools will remain closed during this time. However, our meal pickup locations will remain open following the schedule released last week. Click to read more.

Help keep your children learning while school is not in session. A parent and student working on school work in the kitchen at home
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Help keep your children learning while school is not in session.

Mar 20, 2020

To support families in helping keep students learning outside of the classroom, we have put together a list of grade-level resources and activities on the Learn at Home page on our website that students can do either on their own or with parents and siblings. This is just a start, with more to come.