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SCBP Workshop Connects Business with Schools

August 20, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Continuing the initiative to build a stronger connection between the Somerset County business community and New Jersey’s education community, the Somerset County Business Partnership will host a workshop to address the connection between business and high school graduates on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 9-10 a.m.

The workshop will take place at the offices of the ...

Hillsborough Educator Honored as Somerset County Teacher of the Year

TRENTON, NJ – Viktoria Wargo, a Special Needs teacher at Triangle Elementary School in Hillsborough, has been named 2018-19 Somerset County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education.

Wargo and teachers selected in each of the the state’s 21 counties were recognized for their achievement in an awards ceremony at Jackson Memorial High School, Jackson, ...

Bateman: Manville Students, Taxpayers Finally Get the Dollars They Deserve

 

MANVILLE, NJ - Historically one of the most underfunded school districts in New Jersey, Manville schools will receive an additional $3,280,647 state aid in the coming year, representing a 54.2 percent increase over FY-2018 state aid, according to Sen. Christopher "Kip"  Kip Bateman (R-16) and Mayor Richard Onderko

The state aid for the 2018-19 school year, ...

Murphy Signs Legislation to Overhaul NJ School Funding Formula

CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ – Gov. Phil MurphyTuesday signed landmark legislation to fully and fairly fund public school districts in the Garden State.

The bill, S-2, modernizes the State’s school funding formula for the first time in ten years.

“This legislation is long overdue and I thank Senate President Steve Sweeney and Speaker Craig Coughlin for their commitment to modernize ...

Hillsborough Only School District in Somerset County to Receive Reduced State Aid

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - School districts throughout Somerset County will receive increased state aid for the 2018-19 school year  - except for Hillsborough.

State aid to Hillsborough Township schools will see a slight 1.11 percent reduction for the 2018-19 school year according to figures released by the state Department of Education.

Last year Hillsborough schools received $25,0205,652 ...

Only a Drill: Police Encounter “Gunmen” at Hillsborough School

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Wednesday’s Active Shooter Response Training Exercise was only a drill.

But the premise of the emergency response was enough to send chills down the spine of each police officer, first responder and EMT participating.

The Auten Road Intermediate School was closed to the public from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. for the training exercise that was designed to be as ...

Only a Drill: Police Encounter “Gunmen” at Hillsborough School

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Wednesday’s Active Shooter Response Training Exercise was only a drill.

But the premise of the emergency response was enough to send chills down the spine of each police officer, first responder and EMT participating.

The Auten Road Intermediate School was closed to the public from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. for the training exercise that was designed to be as ...

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