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Breakaway school district bills passed by Senate

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

It was a big day Tuesday for those in favor of the proposed Southeast Baton Rouge School District.

Two bills passed out of the senate, one creating the new district and another calling for a constitutional amendment on the issue.

The measures now head to a House committee.

The full House narrowly defeated a similar bill last year.

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