Incarcerated Teens Find Their Voices

January 19, 2017

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — It doesn’t look much like the jails of the movies.

In fact, parts of the Middlesex County Juvenile Detention Center resemble a high school more than a place where people serve time.

Only the uniform orange slip-on shoes scattered across the floor distinguish the gym, with its full basketball court and ping-pong table, from that of your typical high school.

Senate Bill Expands Varsity Letter Eligibility Beyond Athletics

TRENTON, NJ -The Senate Education Committee has passed legislation sponsored by Senate Republicans Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer) and Diane Allen (R-Burlington) to extend opportunities to earn varsity letters to high school students who participate in competitive activities other than athletics.

“A varsity letter has become a ...

Franklin Township BOE Outlines Goals And Work On District Mission Statement

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Members of the Franklin Township Board of Education announced a small "shift" in its mission statement on Wednesday when board members met with parents and community members for a strategic planning meeting. 

There was a small shift made to the mission statement based on feedback from the last meeting. "You have already made a difference," ...

Franklin Township Public Schools: Franklin's Finest

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Snow could not keep away more than 1,000 people from gathering at Franklin High School Saturday for “Franklin’s Finest,” a Franklin Township public school curriculum expo and district showcase. Current and potential Franklin Township school district parents and students had the opportunity to speak with various staff members and volunteers from the school ...

Franklin Township BOE Reorganizes And Adds A New Member: Ardaman Singh

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Board of Education swore in and welcomed Ardaman Singh as its newest member to the board at its reorganization meeting Thursday. Christine Danielsen and Nancy LaCorte were also sworn in, as they both won their campaigns in November. 

The board also reelected Ed Potosnak, III as president and Nancy LaCorte as vice president, for their third ...

American Institute Grand Opening in Franklin Township

Somerset, NJ — On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, American Institute celebrated the Grand Opening of a new campus located in Somerset, NJ. The Somerset campus is the third location in New Jersey for the American Institute family of schools, and begins career training with the first classes of students in January and February.   

The Somerset County Business Partnership and ...

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