The 40 football-playing schools from the three leagues would be merged into four divisions of 10 schools each.
The realigment plan, devised by a state association 33-member committee to address the issue of imbalance between public and non-public schools, eliminates traditional leagues in North Jersey for football. But it doesn't address what many had hoped for — a separate league for non-public schools only.
The plan will be voted on by the NJSIAA executive committee in October and if passed would go into effect next year. Those who want to appeal have by Sept. 2 to submit their concerns