"This letter is the first “State of the Schools” letter I plan to issue. Each year, as the school year gets under way, as Superintendent of Schools, I will communicate about the major matters of the Franklin Public Schools.
District Focus Areas and Strategy for Improvement
We kicked off the 2019-2020 school year with all faculty and staff gathering together on opening day. As Superintendent, I shared remarks emphasizing the importance of developing relationships with students and getting to know each child and family. This effort supports the District’s focus on personalized learning and cultural proficiency, as outlined in our District’s Strategy for Improvement.
Administrators and educators initiated various activities and projects to uncover more about the students in front of them, as well as their families. We believe this investment will pay dividends over time, in both the development of social-emotional and academic skills, and towards building more empathetic and caring school communities.
This work also supports our VISIONING effort Portrait of A Graduate . Throughout last spring, we engaged educators, community members, students, and families in the process of identifying the essential skills students will need for their futures in a modern, technologically, globally interdependent world. We are excited to unveil a draft community consensus later this fall for further feedback and refinement."
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