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FACTS featured on WHYY television pro...

FACTS featured on WHYY television program Movers & Makers

Thank you WHYY for giving us an opportunity to highlight how FACTS integrate folk arts education and social emotional learning into our daily curriculum to help support, develop and nurture the whole child. It is lovely seeing all the smiles and familiar faces on TV. FACTS on Movers & Makers Visions of Community

Weekly Family Communication

Weekly Family Communication

Dear FACTS Family, Our weekly communications will go out on Tuesdays through Plus Portals. Below are links to this week’s announcements: English Family Communication Week of 3-30-2020 Chinese Family Communication Letter Week of 3-30-2020 Indonesian Family Communication Week of 3-30-2020 Spanish Family Communication Week of 3-30-2020 Take care and be well, Principal Pheng

Change to locations of free meal pick...

Change to locations of free meal pick up

The City of Philadelphia, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Housing Authority, and several charter schools have created a new list of schools and community sites providing free meals for children and youth. Student meal sites and schedules will change beginning Monday, March 23. In addition, Parks & Recreation sites are no longer distributing student meals. Please share […]

COVID-19 Updates from FACTS

COVID-19 Updates from FACTS

Exciting Construction at FACTS

Exciting Construction at FACTS

Exciting News!  We are beginning construction on the 1st and 2nd floors on August 7, 2019.  This construction will build an additional classroom on the 2nd floor and fulfill our long-awaited hope of having our main office on the 1st floor. If you are visiting FACTS, please excuse our appearance as construction is underway.  We […]

FACTS named Title I Distinguished Sch...

FACTS named Title I Distinguished School by the Pennsylvania Department of Education

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has named FACTS a 2018-19 Title I Distinguished School. FACTS was rewarded in the High Progress category. This designation was awarded to 158 Title I schools statewide and means that FACTS is among the highest 5% of Title I Schools based on ELA and Math PVAAS growth and met all […]

Principal Pheng Presented at National...

Principal Pheng Presented at National Conference

How does folk arts education impact student learners? This is the question that Principal Pheng addressed at the recent Arts Education Partnership (AEP) national convening in Indianapolis. The US Department of Education and the National Endowment for the Arts formed the AEP as a hub of state education officials, policy makers, arts organizations and educators […]

Philadelphia Academy of School Leader...

Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders Profiles Principal Pheng

Principal Pheng, a Neubauer Fellow, was recently profiled by the Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders about her journey to leadership. http://phillyschoolleaders.org/neubauer-fellow-video-profile-pheng-lim/

FACTS’ Teachers Published in th...

FACTS’ Teachers Published in the Journal of Folklore and Education

We are happy to let you know that several FACTS teachers and artists have articles featured in the newest Journal of Folklore and Education. The 2017 volume, named Newcomers and Belonging, highlights how educators in K-12, college, museum, and community settings are working positively and successfully with refugees and immigrants across the United States. More […]

FACTS’ Teacher Featured in Teac...

FACTS’ Teacher Featured in Teacher-Leader Grantee Profile

  Teacher-Leader Grantee Profile: Noga Newberg