students, parents, and teachers impacted
school sites reached in the US and Canada
increase in homework completion
of students come from non-English speaking families
In the US 1 in 4 children are born to immigrant families. Non-English speaking parents lack understanding and support to help their children, while teachers lack the tools to effectively communicate with these parents. Here’s how TalkingPoints helps:
“Cisco has supported our urgently growing need to scale and serve more students, families and educators to address learning loss. Thanks to Cisco's support, we tripled our reach in a single quarter, serving millions of families this year to stay connected and informed about their children's learning through expanding TalkingPoints' organizational infrastructure in every direction.”Heejae Lim, TalkingPoints Founder and CEO
Since 2018, Cisco has helped TalkingPoints with:
Cisco is currently supporting Talking Points to help develop educator capacity to work with families through the multilingual family engagement platform, leading to improved student outcomes.
TalkingPoints' platform has enabled over 200 million message exchanges to date, with more than 100,000 teachers communicating with families each year.
Thanks to generous contributions from donors, TalkingPoints is able to keep its platform free for individual teachers and families and build relationships for student success.
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