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

Betsy DeVos, U.S. Secretary of Education And America’s Public Schools

People nominated and confirmed to be in the President’s cabinet are supposed to represent ALL of the people in the country, not just... 

April 25, 2019 | Read more »

Mixed feelings about Charter Schools

I have mixed feelings about charter schools. On the positive side: they provide another road to graduation for children who may need... 

April 5, 2019 | Read more »

Speaking for Children and Parents of Incarcerated Families

I recently was honored to speak for Wings for L..I.F.E which is an empowerment program that provides life skills, education and training... 

March 13, 2019 | Read more »

Comments about Franklin’s Presentation at Teachers of Education’s Annual Conference.

Franklin spoke at the ATE (Teachers of Education) Annual Conference held in Atlanta. GA regarding his new book, Who Will Teach the... 

February 23, 2019 | Read more »

Working With At-Risk Students

The following article was written by John Lutz. John is currently the Coordinator of Alternative Education for Newark City Schools... 

January 2, 2019 | Read more »