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‘One Less Move’ Transition Committee Holds First Meeting

‘One Less Move’ Transition Committee Holds First Meeting

Submitted by Mary Clark, School District Spokeswoman. About 30 members of the Franklin Township Referendum Steering Committee were “On the Move” Jan. 14 in the Franklin Middle School Library. This group of district and school administrators, parents, teachers, Board of Education Members, and township leaders met to discuss how best to communicate information about the implementation […]








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School District Administration Building Roof Failing, District Looks For Replacement

School District Administration Building Roof Failing, District Looks For Replacement

The roof on the school district’s administration building on Amwell Road needs to be replaced, the Board of Education was told at its Nov. 12 work session. “The roof is leaking pretty badly,” schools Superintendent John Ravally told the board. Ravally said he will have a resolution for the board at its Nov. 19 action […]








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School Board Approves Claremont Road School Design

School Board Approves Claremont Road School Design

The new elementary school on Claremont Road will pay homage to the area’s farming heritage, the Board of Education was told at its Nov. 12 meeting. Representatives from SSP Architectural Group of Bridgewater were on hand for the board’s work session to preview the new school’s design, prior to it being submitted to the state […]








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School Board Privatizes Teachers’ Aides’ Substitutes

School Board Privatizes Teachers’ Aides’ Substitutes

The school district’s 15 or so substitute paraprofessionals were privatized at the Aug. 20 Board of Education meeting. The move is not a first step in privatizing all the district’s paraprofessionals, district representatives said. The move came in the form of an amendment to the contract the district has with Source4Teachers, through which it privatized […]








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School Board Approves 2015-16 Budget; Overall Tax Rate Increases 2.6 Percent

School Board Approves 2015-16 Budget; Overall Tax Rate Increases 2.6 Percent

A $160 million spending plan carrying a 2.6 percent tax hike for the 2015-16 school year was unanimously approved May 7 by the Board of Education. The budget carries with it a total school portion tax rate increase of about 4 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, from $1.43 to $1.47 per $100. That translates […]








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Ravally Named Schools Chief; 5-Year Contract Starts July 1

Ravally Named Schools Chief; 5-Year Contract Starts July 1

John A. Ravally was unanimously approved as the district’s new schools Superintendent at the Board of Education’s May 7 meeting. Ravally, currently the superintendent in the Point Pleasant Beach and Bay Head school districts, will start his new post on July 1. His contract with Franklin runs through June 30, 2020. After his appointment, Ravally thanked the […]








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New Schools Superintendent To Be Appointed May 7; Comes From Pt. Beach

New Schools Superintendent To Be Appointed May 7; Comes From Pt. Beach

John A. Ravally is expected to be appointed the new schools Superintendent at the Board of Education’s May 7 meeting. Ravally’s salary will be the state-mandated cap of $177,500, which is the base $175,000, plus $2,500 because the district has a high school, said board president Ed Potosnak. Ravally was most recently schools Superintendent for the […]








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School Board Approves More Than $107,000 In Contracts

School Board Approves More Than  $107,000 In Contracts

Contracts worth more than $107,000 were approved April 23 by the Board of Education. The contracts included: Elementary school schedule analyses for $22,500. Use agreement for the College Avenue and Cook/Douglass Recreation Center pools at Rutgers, for $7,569.25. Internet Policy Manual services from the New Jersey Schoo Boards Association for $2,500. Special education document scanning and microfilming […]








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Updated: School Board Seeks To Fill Vacancy

Updated: School Board Seeks To Fill Vacancy

Updated: Here are the candidates for the open Board of Education seat: John Kinghorn, Weston Road Laurie Merris, Wilson Road Joshua Ruszkiewicz, Fir Court Richard Seamon, Rue Chagall C. Kelly Zehr, Ari Drive. The candidates will be interviewed by the board during a special meeting at 7 p.m. on April 13. Original story: Applications for the Board of Education seat […]








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Pre-School Opened To More Students

Pre-School Opened To More Students

The school district will be able to enroll up to 90 more general- and special-education students in its Pre-Kindergarten programs. Interim schools Superintendent Lee Seitz said at the Jan. 22 Board of Education meeting that additional federal and local money has been found to fund the limited expansion of the program for the remainder of […]








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