2015 WISCONSIN ACT 28
An Act to create 36.65 (5) of the statutes; relating to: University of Wisconsin System reports regarding remedial courses in English and mathematics.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
36.65 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
36.65 (5) Remedial course reports. (a) In this subsection:
1. "High school" means a school in this state in which the high school grades are taught, including a school classified as a senior high school under s. 115.01 (2).
2. "Placement test" means an English or mathematics placement test that is required upon a student's admission to the system.
3. "School" means a public school, including a charter school, as defined in s. 115.001 (1), and a private school, as defined in s. 115.001 (3r).
4. "Student" means a student who is admitted to the system immediately following high school graduation.
(b) By September 1 of each year, the system administration shall do all of the following:
1. Determine the high schools with more than 6 students who, based on their performance on placement tests in the preceding 12 months, are required to take remedial courses in English or mathematics.
2. Submit a report to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3) and state superintendent of public instruction that identifies the high schools determined under subd. 1. and, for each high school so identified, the number of students who, based on their performance on placement tests in the preceding 12 months, are required to take remedial courses in English or mathematics. The system administration may not disclose in the report the identity of any student who is required to take a remedial course.
(c) Upon receipt of a report submitted under par. (b) 2., the state superintendent of public instruction shall provide a copy of the report to each school board.
(1) This act takes effect on the first day of the 7th month beginning after publication.