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

The Latest Valentine’s Day Massacre

On Valentine’s Day, 1929, seven men were gunned down in a Chicago garage supposedly caused by Al Capone. The latest Valentine’s... 

February 19, 2018 | Read more »

When will they stop killing our children?

Valentine’s Day, 2018, a day of love, brought death to 17 people and their families. It was the 18th school shooting in 2018 and... 

February 15, 2018 | Read more »

Articles on Youth Suicide

I will have a series of articles published the first on February 12. They will be published on, The articles were written... 

February 9, 2018 | Read more »

They are Killing Our Children.

Today, February 1, 2018 a 12-year-old girl in a Los Angeles Middle School shot and wounded 2 other students. This marks the twelfth... 

February 1, 2018 | Read more »

Children Want to Go to School

    Wang Furman, 8, walks 2.8 miles to school every day. His route takes him through mountain and streams until he reaches the... 

January 15, 2018 | Read more »