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

Featured Books

Dropout Prevention Fieldbook

A book of action – tools, tips, worksheets, and checklists.... 

Schools Where Teachers Lead

Develop shared leadership and teacher leadership in your school... 

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... 

Franklin's Thoughts

90 Retailers That Offer Educator Discounts

90 Retailers That Offer Teacher Discounts Bookstore Discounts Barnes & Noble: B&N Educator Program: 20% off list price... 

August 28, 2014 | Read more »

The Common Core: Mired in Politics

Opposition to the Common Core, a set of reading and math standards for elementary, middle and high school students that were originally... 

August 26, 2014 | Read more »

Education World: Preventing Violence and Risk Behavior

Subject: Fwd: Education World: Preventing Violence and Risk Behavior Preventing... 

August 21, 2014 | Read more »

The 10 Best Cities for College Graduates

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)  projects more than 1.6 million students will graduate with bachelor’s degrees... 

August 19, 2014 | Read more »

School Safety and Lockdown Drills

With the start of schools, I am concerned about the possibilities of school violence.  In my latest book, “Creating Safe Schools:... 

August 19, 2014 | Read more »