Magnet Phoenix high school specializing in fire and police training

Franklin Fire and Police High School is a magnet school within the Phoenix Union High School District. It is a public school and serves a low-income population.  The school has been recognized as a top “Gold Medal” U.S. News & World Report High School. It works closely with city of Phoenix Police and Fire, as well as the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Bureau of Land Management to provide recruits. Franklin school principal Lorenzo Cabrera will tell us more about the school.

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