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

School Completion More Important Than Ever

School completion is even more critical in the 21st century than it was in all previous centuries.  As nations move out of the agrarian... 

August 12, 2016 | Read more »

How come we have the money for prisons but not for public education?

According to an article appearing in the Washington Post, since 1980, spending on prisons has grown three times as much as spending... 

August 8, 2016 | Read more »

Electronic or Real Books

The NY Times contacted 2,987 subscribers and asked them whether they physical and/or electronic books.  The results were: 38% only... 

August 6, 2016 | Read more »

Sexting In New Jersey Schools

  Authorities have charged a total of 20 students following a sexting investigation that centered on two schools in Cape May County,... 

August 2, 2016 | Read more »

Teen Birth Rates Fall in the U.S.

The Hispanic birth rate fell 51 percent – from 77 births per thousand Hispanic females ages 15 to 19.  The black rate fell 44... 

July 28, 2016 | Read more »