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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

Franklin's Thoughts

Teachers Are Saying Enough is Enough

According to the National Education Association, nearly 1,500 current, former teachers and other education professionals are running... 

October 29, 2018 | Read more »

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying can have dire effects on people; especially young people.  Teenagers desire to fit into their peer groups but bullying and... 

October 3, 2018 | Read more »

Are Politicians Encouraging Students to Dropout of School?

Are politicians encouraging students to dropout of school and educators to quit? Politicians supposedly represent all citizens –... 

September 25, 2018 | Read more »

Nobody in America who works should be poor

“We need a new language for talking about poverty. “Nobody who works should be poor,” we say. That’s not good enough. Nobody... 

September 22, 2018 | Read more »

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide has become the second leading cause of teenage death – replacing automobile accidents which moved to position #3. I will... 

September 21, 2018 | Read more »