Legislators introduced a new bill for Wisconsin’s Minority Teacher Loan Program, which expand the application eligibility to minority teachers all the state who work in different school districts. This loan bill will give a huge advantage for underrepresented students. Here is some aspect of the the bill:
- promising to pay back the student loans accrued while achieving their credential if they commit to find a job in Wisconsin after graduation
- An requirement is that those students must teach at a K-12 school with a minority student population of at least 40 percent.
- Also the students who are qualified have to obtain a 3.0 GPA or higher in a independent college or University.
This bill will also help to promote equality in education, as Fields said. It is also a tool to promote the diversity in schools.