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

Attendance Counts – Starting with Kindergarten

Attendance Counts –¬† Starting with Kindergarten Why is kindergarten so important? A 2011 California study found that 64 percent... 

October 31, 2017 | Read more »

October is Anti-Bullying Month

In 1997, 18 percent of households had internet access. In 2017, 92 percent of teenagers from around the world, according to Child Trends,... 

October 25, 2017 | Read more »

TEACH Students HOW to Learn 

This has been sent to me by a dear colleague, Marie Sobers. Marie is the George Mason University Supervisor, Division of Special Education... 

September 25, 2017 | Read more »

A Milestone Reached

This website went “live” on December 15,2007 – almost 10 years ago. Today it hit a milestone. As of this morning... 

September 18, 2017 | Read more »

Teaching Force is Still White and Female

According to a new report by the U.S. Department of Education, teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and... 

August 28, 2017 | Read more »