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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama House has unanimously approved a nearly $6 billion education budget for 2016.

State representatives passed the Education Trust Fund budget by a vote of 105-0 on Thursday.

A number of House Democrats and Republicans commended education budget committee chairman Bill Poole on an unusually smooth spending plan.

The budget would increase the state’s pre-Kindergarten program by $10 million. It would also provide another $13 million for textbooks.

The budget would increase the school transportation program by $4.5 million and increase funding for Advanced Placement courses by $1 million.

House revisions need to be approved by the Senate.

Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said last week he believes the Senate will pass the education budget.