Preschool Matters!

Why is preschool important for young learners? Preschool Matters! is a series of 12 short videos, that briefly explains the benefits of preschool – from healthy brain development to future earning potential. The series is available in three languages: EnglishArabic, and Spanish – all below.




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Now that kids are home all day, how much screen time is too much?
Here are some quick tips.

Learn about our new on-air daytime educational program schedule -- curriculum-based and organized by grade-level:
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The COVID313 Community Coalition for Families & Students brings you a live, virtual townhall to highlight the important work being done in Detroit around education, financial stability, and health & mental health, during the Coronavirus outbreak. Over the next two hours, you’ll hear from public health experts, elected officials, and representatives from the education sector. We will also have time for questions throughout the townhall, so submit your questions in the comments below, and please let us know if your comment is directed for one particular panelist. If you can’t stay for the whole time, the final video will be posted on the website, and on the pages of our partners, within the next day.

If you need spanish translation during the live video, please call 313-626-7440. If you need Arabic translation during the live video, please call 313-241-7030.

يقدم تحالف المجتمع COVID313 للعائلات والطلاب تجربة افتراضية حية مباشرة لإلقاء الضوء على العمل المهم الذي يتم القيام به حول التعليم والاستقرار المالي والصحة والصحة العقلية، أثناء تفشي فيروس"الكورونا" في ديترويت. سوف نستضيف خبراء في الصحة العامة وبعض المسؤولين المنتخبين وممثلين في قطاع التعليم على مدار الساعتين التاليتين وسيكون لدينا أيضاً وقتاً للأسئلة خلال هذا الاجتماع، لذا أرسل أسئلتك إلى التعليقات أدناه، ويرجى إخبارنا ما إذا كان تعليقك موجهًا لأحد أعضاء اللجنة. سوف يتم نشر الفيديو النهائي على الموقع ، وعلى صفحات شركائنا في اليوم التالي إن لم تتمكن من البقاء معنا طوال الوقت.
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La Coalición Comunitaria de COVID313 para familias y estudiantes les ofrece un ayuntamiento virtual en vivo para compartirles los servicios importantes que están disponibles en el campo de: educación, estabilidad financiera, salud general y salud mental, durante el brote de coronavirus en Detroit. Durante las próximas dos horas, recibirán noticias de expertos en salud pública, organizaciones sin fines de lucro y educación. También habrá tiempo para hacer preguntas, entonces escriban sus preguntas en los comentarios abajo, y avísanos si su pregunta se dirige a un experto en particular. Si no puede quedarse todo el tiempo, el video final será publicada en el sitio web y en las páginas de nuestros socios, al día siguiente.

Si necesita traducción (en vivo) de este video en español, hablé al 313-626-7440.
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With the new announcement from Governor Whitmer, you may be feeling overwhelmed. That is a normal feeling! None of us have been through this before. We are in this together and you are not alone. Your children need to know that you are ok and that they are safe. It's ok to not be ok too! Don't isolate yourself! Reach out to others. This is scary, but it is easier with each other! Below are some tips on how to be overwhelmed and still be the best parent you can be.
We will get through all the academics. There are lots of great minds working on a solution as you read this. As parents, we need to first be ok and make sure our kids are ok. We will have plenty of time to catch them up on academics!
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