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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

FACTS’ Principal highlighted in...

FACTS’ Principal highlighted in the National Association for Elementary School Principals (NAESP)

Read the article by clicking on the photo above.

PA Secretary of Education Stops at FA...

PA Secretary of Education Stops at FACTS

On May 30th,  Secretary Rivera visits classrooms at FACTS and engages with students.

SRC Unanimously Approves Charter Amen...

SRC Unanimously Approves Charter Amendment

Charter amendment expands FACTS’s impact in serving immigrant and refugee communities Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School’s (FACTS) request for a Charter Amendment received a positive vote from the School Reform Commission on Thursday evening. The decision will allow FACTS to expand its impact in serving immigrant and refugee students in a diversely rich school environment. […]

A Major Step for FACTS

A Major Step for FACTS

On December 15, the Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School took a major step in our quest to grow our school and to increase our services to immigrant and refugee English Learners in a welcoming school environment that brings together immigrants and non-immigrants and students of diverse races and ethnicities. Amidst an impressive outpouring of support […]

FACTS Needs Your Help on December 15t...

FACTS Needs Your Help on December 15th!

FACTS has applied for a new charter so we can: Serve more immigrant and refugee students Start a new program to help Newcomer Students Grow in size to increase our financial health   Join us for an all out mobilization to support FACTS on Thursday, December 15th!   4:00PM: Meet at FACTS if you want […]

FACTS Named National Blue Ribbon Awar...

FACTS Named National Blue Ribbon Award School

On September 28, the U.S. Secretary of Education named the Folk Arts–Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS) a National Blue Ribbon School. FACTS is one of 349 schools across the nation receiving this award this year.  Principal Pheng Lim said, “I am especially honored to be designated an Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing School because FACTS was […]

FACTS Stands for Fair School Funding

FACTS Stands for Fair School Funding

Schools in our city do not have receive enough money to fairly and adequately educate all of our students. Students, staff and board members from FACT Charter School will be going to City Hall on September 13, 2016 to join those supporting a lawsuit demanding fair school funding for all schools in Pennsylvania. This lawsuit asks […]

Principal Pheng joins the 2016-17 Neu...

Principal Pheng joins the 2016-17 Neubauer Fellowship in Education Leadership!

Principal Pheng will be participating in the Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders. The Neubauer Fellowship in Educational Leadership was created in 2015 to support accomplished principals in Philadelphia schools. For more information visit Philadelphia School Leaders.