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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

Children Want to Go to School

    Wang Furman, 8, walks 2.8 miles to school every day. His route takes him through mountain and streams until he reaches the... 

January 15, 2018 | Read more »

Youth At-Risk Forum @ Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

I have been selected to deliver 3 workshops at the 2108 At-risk Youth Forum to be held at the Embassy Suites @ Kingston Plantation,... 

January 15, 2018 | Read more »

Education’s #1 Job

Education’s #1 Job School systems have several functions – educating children, preparing them for success and to thrive in society;... 

January 14, 2018 | Read more »

Happy Holidays

No matter which holiday you celebrate – I wish you, your family and your loved ones a happy, joyous and fruitful holiday. And... 

December 11, 2017 | Read more »

Nation’s Graduation Rate Dramatically Improves

The national high school graduation rate has risen to a new all-time high: 84 percent, the fifth straight year of increases, according... 

December 5, 2017 | Read more »