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Meet the FACE Office Multilingual Family Support Unit!

Meet the FACE Office Multilingual Family Support Unit!

The Multilingual Family Support Unit has a team of people charged with supporting language access for multilingual families and students. There are seven Language Access Coordinators (LACs) and a bilingual Customer Support Liaison, a group of dedicated linguists who are responsible (among many other things) for translating District-wide and school-specific documents. The in-house team translates...

Family Engagement Around the World: India

Indian Pre-Primary School children at Divine Orchids International Preschool in Jawhar. India is an incredibly diverse country with a rich mixture of different cultures, religions, and languages, and education in India is as diverse as its people. More rural areas, such as villages and farms, tend to have single-room school houses that educate several grade...
Listening and Learning as a Way to Improve Communication with Multilingual Families

Listening and Learning as a Way to Improve Communication with Multilingual Families

Signing forms, talking to teachers, checking up on homework, and registering for school are all part of helping your child succeed academically. English-speaking parents often grow overwhelmed with the seemingly endless number of small tasks that must be completed for back to school season. While being a parent—no matter the circumstances—is difficult, it is important...