In 2016, the Michigan Legislature passed a law that requires schools to identify learners who are struggling with reading and writing and to provide additional help. The law states that third graders may repeat third grade if they are more than one grade level behind beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.
Essentials for Families: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/Reading_Essentials_Families_Final_Digital_642642_7.pdf
Michigan Read by Grade Three - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMnR2fC_pRE (English)
Facts for Families: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/3rd_Gr_Reading_Facts_Families_Final_629306_7.pdf (English)
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