QUORUM CALL

The Assembly approved by voice vote a bill that boosts a loan forgiveness program to incentivize more minorities to pursue a career in education.

The bill, which boasted bipartisan support, would expand the program form Milwaukee to any school district in the state where at least 40 percent of the population is non-white. The expansion will make teachers in roughly 25 additional school districts and tribal schools eligible.

It now heads to the state Senate.

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