Tell me about Franklin
Franklin Elementary is a public K-2 elementary school
Madison Metropolitan School District. About 60 teachers and staff serve 360 students.
During the 1970s and 1980s, Franklin was a preK-5 school
serving a large minority population on the south side
of the Madison. However, a 1984 district desegregation
ruling paired Franklin with nearby Randall School
to increase student diversity.
| As a result of the desegregation ruling,
Franklin's K-2nd grade program fed Randall's 3rd-5th grade program. Franklin now enrolls children from the widest range
of socioeconomic groups, including one-third who live
to Dr. Dean Bowles, the history of political liberalism in
the Franklin-Randall community has eased the implementation
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