April 15, 2021
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Return to Learn Benchmark Assessment Webinars
As many districts are aware, the Return to Learn legislation that was signed into law last August requires districts to report assessment results for all students K-8 in a variety of manners. For districts using one of the four MDE-identified benchmark assessments, that data is to be provided through the Michigan Data Hub. The assessment providers identified were Curriculum Associates (iReady), DRC (Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments), NWEA (MAP), and Renaissance (Star).

In order to assist districts with meeting that requirement, the MiDataHub team has been working with the identified vendors to develop a process for loading the assessment results for each district so that the data can be aggregated, previewed by districts, combined with all districts statewide, and then reported to CEPI as the legislation indicates. 

We have scheduled webinars specific to each of the assessment providers to walk through the process. The schedule is below, and we encourage all districts to attend the appropriate session(s) for the assessment(s) they plan to report.

Register today:

The draft agenda for each session is provided below:
  • Welcome and Introduction (All – 5 min)
  • Return to Learn Benchmark Assessment Legislation Overview, Process, and FAQ (Don, CEPI, MDE – 20 min)
  • Assessment vendor process to provide data (Assessment Vendor Team – 15 minutes)
  • Verification of data for reporting and creating an integration for aggregation purposes (Don, MEDC/MERI – 10 minutes)
  • Q&A (All - 10 min or longer as needed)
Finally, MDE has created an FAQ about the Return to Learn Benchmark Assessment reporting requirement. We will walk through the FAQ as part of the webinar, but the link to the document is also provided below.
Participation Update
New District Sign Ups
Richmond Community Schools
Rogers City Area Schools
American International Academy
Ann Arbor Learning Community
The New Standard Academy
Madison Academy
Merritt Academy
Momentum Academy
St. Clair County Intervention Academy
The Dearborn Academy
Arts Academy in the Woods

New Live Districts
Academy for Business and Technology
Armada Area Schools
Bay-Arenac Community High School
Cesar Chavez Academy
Detroit Public Safety Academy
Dr. Joseph F. Pollack Academic Center of Excellence
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Hope of Detroit Academy
Lake Shore Public Schools (Macomb)
Lewis Cass ISD
Monroe ISD
New Bedford Academy
Old Mission Peninsula School
State Street Academy

New Single Sign-on (SSO) Districts
Bad Axe Public Schools
Center Line Public Schools
Dearborn Heights School District #7
Fowlerville Community Schools
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Hillman Community Schools
Huron School District
Kensington Woods Schools
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools
Lake Shore Public Schools (Macomb)
Mancelona Public Schools
Whitmore Lake Public Schools

Need to register your district?
Please email us at support@midatahub.org.
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