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

Top Selling Books

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

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

Dropout Prevention Fieldbook

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

Schools Where Teachers Lead

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

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

The Cost Of Teacher Turnover

“The Cost Of Teacher Turnover In Five School Districts” by Gary Barnes, Edward Crown, Benjamin Schaefer for the National Commission... 

November 24, 2015 | Read more »

Suspending Black Students in the South

According to the New York Times, African-American students were expelled at rates overwhelmingly higher than white children in 13 Southern... 

November 19, 2015 | Read more »

Parent Engagement

  The Australian Government has issued a series of articles entitled “Learning Potential”. Find more at Parents,... 

November 17, 2015 | Read more »

Cheating Your Way Through School

I have always wondered how on-line schools insure that the person getting the credit for the course was the person taking the course.... 

November 15, 2015 | Read more »

Young people leaving Greece, Italy and Spain.

I have just returned from a visit to Italy and Greece. The media has been reporting on the economic trouble of both of these countries... 

November 10, 2015 | Read more »