The Franklin Township Board of Education is a government unit that is legally responsible for the education of children in Franklin Township Public Schools. The Franklin Township Board of Education is a state agency and an elected representative body of the citizens of the township on school matters with general mandatory powers and duties of New Jersey statutes. Its responsibilities include setting and evaluating policy, establishing goals, and overseeing and adopting a fiscally sound operating budget for the school district. The board welcomes input from parents, students and community members and encourages their participation in its meetings. The Franklin Township Board of Education is located in Somerset, N.J.