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

Top Selling Books

Creating Safe Schools: A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents

Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent... 

Dropout Prevention Fieldbook

A book of action – tools, tips, worksheets, and checklists. There are 71 best... 

Schools Where Teachers Lead

Develop shared leadership and teacher leadership in your school with the real-world,... 

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 your new teachers... 

Franklin's Thoughts

The Most Literate Countries In The World

According the rankings of the Organization of Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) the people in the U.S, and England are month... 

July 25, 2016 | Read more »

Summer Reading III

Denise Riley is a friend of mine who recently┬áretired as the Assistant Director for the Oklahoma Technical Assistance Center (OTAC),... 

July 19, 2016 | Read more »

Creating Globally Competitive Schools

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 3:30-4:30 PM, (ET), I will be interviewed by the┬áNational Dropout Prevention Center on the topic of... 

July 11, 2016 | Read more »

Hero Award for Bullying Prevention

I was honored with Darrel Green, NFL Hall of Fame and Linda Dean, Auburn University with their “Hero Award” for the work... 

July 7, 2016 | Read more »

Prevent, Don’t Punish School Bullying

Research clearly indicates that zero tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, according to a report released by the... 

July 5, 2016 | Read more »