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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Senate Education Committee 
Diploma Pathway for Students with disAbilities!

May 19, 2014



Put on your purple!


Senate Education Committee needs to know if you support students with disabilities having an alternative pathway to earn a diploma!


When:    Thursday, May 22, 2013

Upon Adjournment of the full Senate (around 10:00 a.m.)


Where:  Senate Education Committee

              Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge 


What:     HB1015 would allow some students with disabilities to have an alternative pathway to earn a diploma based on progress indicated by their IEP team.


What you can do:

  • Come to Senate Education Commmittee this Thursday dressed in purple to support the change in Louisiana policy.
  • Let Senators on the Senate Education Committee know that you want to see changes to Louisiana policies.  HB1015 will provide students with disabilities a pathway to promotion and a diploma.
  • Share this with friends and other advocates.  Invite them to join LaTEACH!
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Senate Education Committee

Contact Senate Education Committee members to tell them how you feel about these issues.


Senator Conrad Appel 



(866) 946-3133

Senator Eric LaFleur 


Ville Platte

(337) 363-5019

Senator Dan Claitor

Baton Rouge

(225) 765-0206

Senator Jack Donahue


(985) 727-7949

Senator Elbert L. Guillory


(337) 943-2457

Senator Mike Walsworth

West Monroe

(318) 340-6453

Senator Mack "Bodi" White

Baton Rouge

(225) 272-1324


Did You Take Action?
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Any questions?
If there are any questions about the information in this alert, contact LaTEACH at:
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Phone: 1-800-450-8108
Phone: 1-800-894-6558

LaTEACH is an initiative of the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council.