Bill could create N.J.'s first public high school for drug-addicted teens

Friday, June 20, 2014

The state government could put a plan in place to open the first public “recovery high school” for teens with substance abuse problems under a bill approved by a state Senate panel today.

The legislation – approved 4-1 by the Senate Education Committee – would authorize the state’s education commissioner to create a pilot program to establish the high school.

If the bill (S2058) becomes law, the school could be named after the bill’s sponsor.

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