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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

Nobody in America who works should be poor

“We need a new language for talking about poverty. “Nobody who works should be poor,” we say. That’s not good enough. Nobody... 

September 22, 2018 | Read more »

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide has become the second leading cause of teenage death – replacing automobile accidents which moved to position #3. I will... 

September 21, 2018 | Read more »

Create New Licenses for Elementary School Teachers

Nearly 1/3 of all fourth-graders fail to reach a “basic level or reading ability” according to the 2017 National Assessment of... 

August 14, 2018 | Read more »

FBI Report on Active Shooters

The FBI has issued a new report (6/2018) on the Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters in the United States Between 2000 and 2013.... 

July 30, 2018 | Read more »

I am being quoted in an article from Gambia, Africa dealing with school bullying

  I am being quoted in an article from Gambia, Africa dealing with school bullying Wednesday, July 25, 2018 “Bullying brings... 

July 27, 2018 | Read more »