Five Franklin Special School District schools have been awarded RTI2-B Model of Demonstration (MOD) schools, as announced January 20, 2022, by the Tennessee Tiered Supports Center (TSC) at Vanderbilt University.
The Board of Education voted on November 29 to rescind the mask requirement for students, staff, and visitors. Citing low positive cases in the school and the community, as well as the availability of the vaccine to ages 5 and older, the Board voted unanimously to lift the requirement. Anyone who chooses to wear a mask in the schools or offices is welcome to do so.
Prekindergarten through fourth-grade students at Franklin Elementary have joined communities across the nation in a collaborative art project that, so far, spans 16 states with the ultimate goal of being part of a painted garden of 10,000 flowers.
Liberty Elementary School is among 325 schools across the nation, and one of only six in Tennessee, to be named a U.S. Department of Education 2021 National Blue Ribbon School.