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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

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Creating Safe Schools: A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents

Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent... 

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Dropout Prevention Fieldbook

A book of action – tools, tips, worksheets, and checklists. There are 71 best... 

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Schools Where Teachers Lead

Develop shared leadership and teacher leadership in your school with the real-world,... 

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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 your new teachers... 

Franklin's Thoughts

Solutions to the School Dropout Problem

The Akribos Group has just posted my 2nd article dealing with dropout Prevention.  You can visit their website, www.akribos.com or... 

August 31, 2015 | Read more »

The Grading of the Common Core Tests

The Grading of the Common Core Tests (from the NY Times) The new academic standards known as the Common Core emphasize critical thinking,... 

August 27, 2015 | Read more »

Miranda Warning for Students Required

The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that students called to the principal’s or dean’s office with the possibility of ... 

August 25, 2015 | Read more »

Should Schools Be Punished When…

Should schools be punished when students and parents opt out of high stakes testing? Large numbers of students have refused to sit... 

August 23, 2015 | Read more »

PBS NewsHour’s Rethinking College series

PBS NewsHour’s Rethinking College series: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/topic/education/ All this week, PBS will be exploring one... 

August 20, 2015 | Read more »

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