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

How Old is Your School?

How old is the school you work in? How old is the school that your children or grandchildren attend? In 1989, the Education Writers... 

August 13, 2019 | Read more »

It’s National Friendship Week

One day, when I was a freshman in high school, I saw a kid from my class was walking home from school. His name was Kyle. It looked... 

August 12, 2019 | Read more »

School Bullying On The Rise

I have been honored by The Akribos Group by reposting my posting of School Bullying on The Rise. Go to 

August 6, 2019 | Read more »

School Shootings

      I started writing Creating Safe Schools in 2014, the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school had already... 

August 5, 2019 | Read more »

School Shootings Are Increasing

CNN released a report after reviewing hundreds of reported shootings at K-12 schools from 2009-2018. Since there isn’t single definition... 

July 29, 2019 | Read more »