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For Release: August 9, 2002


To clarify previous statements by DOE officials, New Jersey statutes do prohibit fraternities and sororities at public high schools.

NJSA 18A:42-6. Organizations forbidden in high schools; rules; exceptions. No such fraternity, sorority, society or organization shall be formed or maintained in any public high school, and the board of education of every school district shall adopt rules providing for the necessary disciplinary measures to enforce this section.
This section shall not apply to any state college.