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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.

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 […]