Wisconsin is set to get 65 new electric school buses with federal funds ― reportedly the first ever electric school buses in the state, which has lagged behind others in adopting them.

Districts that applied for funds were picked in a lottery system. Milwaukee Public Schools was among those that applied but didn’t make the cut, MPS officials said.

Still, Wisconsin is getting more than most states, as a total of more than 2,400 electric and low-emission school buses are set to roll out across the country, funded with nearly $1 billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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