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Multilingual Family Support Team Welcomes All Families and Breaks Down Supports and Services

The FACE Multilingual Family Support Team is committed to ensuring that immigrant and refugee students and their families have equal access to educational services and opportunities. In celebration of Family Engagement Month and the beginning of another school year, we would like to reiterate our commitment to language access to all our multilingual families, and...

Back-to-School Traditions in Germany

Have you ever wondered what back-to-school season is like in other countries? In many areas of the world, students and parents prepare for the new school year just as we do here in the U.S.: they shop for school clothes, wait for deals on school supplies, and look forward to reconnecting with classmates and teachers....

After the Storm: A Father and Son Rebuild in Philadelphia

In late September of last year, Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico. At that point, Maria had reached Category 4 strength, the second strongest classification a hurricane can receive. Winds reached over 175 mph, bringing flooding and destruction. Over 100 lives were lost because of Hurricane Maria, more than half of those in Puerto Rico...

Parent Spotlight: Sana Hassan, Robert B. Pollock Elementary School

Signs welcoming families to Pollock. Robert B. Pollock Elementary School has an incredibly diverse student body. The school serves grades K-6 and is located in Northeast Philadelphia. About 642 students attend Pollock, and the student body speaks over 26 languages, and Pollock prides itself on diversity and inclusion. The staff recognizes that their school serves...

Multiculturalism in Education: Indonesia

Philadelphia is an incredibly diverse city, and its schools have students from all around the world. With such a multicultural school district, how do you educate students in a way that that honors and gives a voice to all of their cultural experiences? Indonesia is a great example of an entire nation that is doing...

Volunteering Around the World: Singapore

Marina Bay, Singapore. Singapore prides itself on having a strong and competitive education system.  Students in Singapore are the world’s best test takers, particularly showing strong performance on math and science exams compared to the rest of the world. This success can most likely be attributed to the extremely intense and competitive nature of the...

Last modified: March 19, 2018