Loudenbeck works to introduce bills to expand minority teacher loan program

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MADISON - Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, and two other state lawmakers introduced two bills that would expand the existing Wisconsin Minority Teacher Loan Program, according to a news release from Loudenbeck's office.

Loudenbeck along with Rep. Jason Fields, D-Milwaukee, and Sen. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, introduced the bills in the Assembly and Senate.

The new legislation would allow a minority teacher who works in a public or private school in Wisconsin in which minority students constitute at least 40 percent of stidemts to be eligible to apply for student loan forgiveness.

The current program is limited to schools in the City of Milwaukee.

The bill is currently pending for a public hearing on the legislation.

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