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

Seventy-Four School Shootings since Sandy Hook

According to data from Everytown for Gun Safety, since the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut,... 

September 15, 2014 | Read more »

Chronic Absenteeism by Income, Ethnicity and City

A national report by the nonprofit Attendance Works zooms in on a statistic called “chronic absenteeism,” generally defined... 

September 15, 2014 | Read more »

321 Free Tools for Teachers

Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will found 321 Free Tools for... 

September 9, 2014 | Read more »

Franklin’s Speaking Engagements

I am putting together my speaking calendar for the 2014-2015 school year.  If you are organizing or know of a conference dealing with... 

September 3, 2014 | Read more »

Franklin Interviewed by School Leadership Briefing

Franklin is a featured speaker on School Leadership Briefing for September speaking about Creating Safe Schools: Addressing Truancy... 

September 1, 2014 | Read more »