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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

Franklin's Thoughts

Updating the 15 Effective Strategies to Solve Our School Dropout Problem

Dr. Jay Smink, the past executive director of the National Dropout Prevention Center at Clemson University, the staff  at the National... 

August 15, 2017 | Read more »

To the people of Charlottesville Virginia

Those who have disrespected the American flag have never been handed a folded one. “The further a society drifts from the truth,... 

August 14, 2017 | Read more »

What happens when we have more people than jobs?

While it’s impossible to to predict what work will look like in the future, we do know that automation is wiping out middle class... 

August 10, 2017 | Read more »

Powerful Tools to Protect Our Children’s Online Safety

The following article was written by Amy Williams who is a free-lance journalist based in Southern California and mother of two. As... 

June 19, 2017 | Read more »

Why Are Schools Eliminating Art, Music and Physical Education

School budgets are shrinking as states are attempting to make up for tax losses. One of the first places school boards make cuts are... 

June 16, 2017 | Read more »