Franklin's Focus on 5 Areas of Educational Excellence

  1. Dropout Prevention
  2. Increasing Graduation Rates
  3. Narrowing the Achievement Gap
  4. Creating Safe Schools
  5. Improving School Leadership and
    School Culture

Featured Books

Dropout Prevention Fieldbook

A book of action – tools, tips, worksheets, and checklists.... 

Schools Where Teachers Lead

Develop shared leadership and teacher leadership in your school... 

162 Keys to School Success: Be the Best, Hire the Best, Train, Inspire and Retain the Best

Find out how to keep your best teachers on staff, and make sure... 

Franklin's Thoughts

Race To The Top Loses All Funding If …

If the $1.01 trillion spending bill unveiled by congressional leaders, passes without changes in these areas: the president’s chief... 

December 19, 2014 | Read more »

Remembering Sandy Hook Elementary School

This Sunday, December 14, 2014 will mark two years since the unthinkable happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School. There have been... 

December 12, 2014 | Read more »

“American Teachers Aren’t Well Paid” – Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

American Teachers Spend More Time In The Classroom Than World Peers, Says Report The Huffington Post  | By Rebecca Klein This year’s... 

December 11, 2014 | Read more »

2014 Condition of Education Report

Nearly two-thirds of 3-to 5-year-olds were enrolled in preschool in 2012, and 60 percent of them were in full-day programs, according... 

December 9, 2014 | Read more »

The Growth of Hispanics in the United States

The Growth of Hispanics in the United States   A new report from Child Trends, Hispanic Institute, America’s Hispanic Children:... 

December 8, 2014 | Read more »