HB 3: Include Special Ed. Funding!   Recently updated !


HB 3 will be heard in the Public Education Committee today, Tuesday 3/12!  We need you to send emails & or make calls asking for  HB 3 to be amended to include Special Education funding today & tomorrow!

Hearing notice: (https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/86R/schedules/html/C4002019031210301.HTM)

Don’t stop calling/emailing until you hear that HB 3 has  been amended to include our kids! Please do this today if possible, but the next couple of days also ok! 

Please CALL/EMAIL the House of Representatives Public Education Committee, and your own State Senator & Representative using the links & email addresses below, provided by our friends at CTD- Coalition of Texans with Disabilities.
 
If you don’t have much time, please email this abridged version of CTD’s talking points!  Cut & paste the following into an email:
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Dear_____________,
 
HB 3 should include all disability types and be restructured to provide the most service for those who need the most support. 
Reforming special education allocations and funding weights must be part of this transformative school funding effort.
Please don’t leave students receiving special education services and supports in this broken system!
 
Your Name 
Address, Phone/Email
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Thanks for your help on this critical issue! Please email me with questions/concerns! Thank you! Jacquie@texasautismsociety.org