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

Suicide Rates Soaring

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a report that indicates that since 1999, the suicide rate in the U.S.... 

June 28, 2016 | Read more »

School Bullying Appears to Be Dropping

  School-based bullying for kids ages 12 to 18 appears to have dropped in recent years. Twenty-two percent of teens reported having... 

June 25, 2016 | Read more »

Preventing Cyberbullying

An article I’ve written about cyberbullying has just been published by the National Dropout Prevention Center.  If you would... 

June 21, 2016 | Read more »

Auburn University’s Hero Award for Addressing Bullying Situations

I have been honored by Auburn University to receive their “Hero Award” as the individual who has addressed bullying situations... 

June 19, 2016 | Read more »

Why Don’t Business Leaders and Politicians Send their Children to Public Schools?

Politicians and business leaders criticize the public schools and propose all sorts of remedies for the public schools yet they do... 

June 16, 2016 | Read more »