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

The Mission of Education

A new report issued by the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has found that colleges are increasing spending on sports... 

April 15, 2014 | Read more »

Chicken Little Was Right

According to George Will: A Tennessee Judge ordered a family to change their child’s name, Messiah, because that name had been... 

April 9, 2014 | Read more »

The Tragic Event in Murrysville, PA

“Children, parents and educators want, need and deserve a safe learning environment.”  These are the opening lines to my new book,... 

April 9, 2014 | Read more »

“Creating Safe Schools”

“Creating Safe Schools A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents” By Franklin P. Schargel Students,... 

April 3, 2014 | Read more »

Six-Year-old Suspended for Pointing his Finger

School officials in Montgomery County rescinded the suspension of a 6-year-old Silver Spring boy who they said pointed his finger like... 

March 31, 2014 | Read more »