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

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 »

Attendance Counts – Starting with Kindergarten

Attendance Counts –  Starting with Kindergarten Why is kindergarten so important? A 2011 California study found that 64 percent... 

October 31, 2017 | Read more »

October is Anti-Bullying Month

In 1997, 18 percent of households had internet access. In 2017, 92 percent of teenagers from around the world, according to Child Trends,... 

October 25, 2017 | Read more »

TEACH Students HOW to Learn 

This has been sent to me by a dear colleague, Marie Sobers. Marie is the George Mason University Supervisor, Division of Special Education... 

September 25, 2017 | Read more »