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

Franklin to Address Kentucky K-12 Educators

August 12, 20141:00 pmto3:00 pmFranklin will be delivering a workshop for Kentucky K-12 educators at Kentucky State University.  For... 

July 29, 2014 | Read more »

Student Loans Widen Wealth Gap

Of the nearly 20 million American who attend college each year, about 12 million borrow.  Estimates show that the average 4-year graduate... 

July 28, 2014 | Read more »

Admitting Non-Prepared Students Into College

A report from the Legislative Finance Committee in New Mexico has reported that students that take remedial courses dropped the six-year... 

July 24, 2014 | Read more »

Texas Tutoring Fraud

The Texas Tribune newspaper reported that after an investigation it has uncovered years of inaction by state officials while money... 

July 21, 2014 | Read more »

High School Graduation Rates Improve

In the “Building a Grad Nation” report – which was co-authored by Robert Balfanz, a leading scholar of dropout rates... 

July 15, 2014 | Read more »