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AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,3 339.387 Rural teacher grant program. (1) Definitions. In this section:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,64 (a) “Eligible school district" means a school district whose membership is fewer
5than 1,000 pupils and whose pupil population density is fewer than 10 pupils per
6square mile.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,87 (b) “Eligible teacher" means a teacher who meets the eligibility requirements
8specified in sub. (3).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,12 9(2) Establishment of program. There is established, to be administered by the
10board, a rural teacher grant program to encourage eligible teachers to teach in
11schools operated by eligible school districts by providing grants of financial
12assistance to those eligible teachers as provided in sub. (4).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,14 13(3) Eligibility. A teacher is eligible for financial assistance as provided under
14sub. (4) if the teacher meets all of the following requirements:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,1515 (a) He or she teaches in a school operated by an eligible school district.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,1916 (b) He or she does not appear on the statewide support lien docket under s.
1749.854 (2) (b), unless the teacher provides to the board a payment agreement that has
18been approved by the county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5) and that is
19consistent with rules promulgated under s. 49.858 (2) (a).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,6,10 20(4) Financial assistance. (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.235 (1) (fr),
21the board shall grant financial assistance to eligible teachers who are nominated by
22their school districts for participation in the grant program as provided in par. (b) and
23who submit claims for that financial assistance as provided in par. (c). The maximum
24amount of financial assistance that an eligible teacher may receive under this

1subsection is $1,000 for the first school year, $2,000 for the 2nd school year, $2,000
2for the 3rd school year, $2,000 for the 4th school year, and $3,000 for the 5th school
3year in which the eligible teacher participates in the grant program. An eligible
4teacher may receive financial assistance under this subsection for no more than 5
5school years. An eligible teacher who receives financial assistance under this
6subsection shall use that financial assistance only for the purpose of repaying
7student loans incurred to defray the cost of tuition, fees, and expenses for programs
8of study relating to the teaching profession. The board may provide financial
9assistance on a prorated basis to an eligible teacher who is employed less than full
AB64-ASA1-AA5,6,1811 (b) An eligible school district may nominate an eligible teacher for participation
12in the grant program by submitting that nomination to the board in a form prescribed
13by the board. No more than 4 eligible teachers employed by a given eligible school
14district may participate in the grant program in a given school year. The nomination
15shall include such information as the board may require to establish that the school
16district employing the teacher is an eligible school district and that the teacher is an
17eligible teacher and shall provide any other information the board may require by
18rule promulgated under sub. (5).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,519 (c) After each year in which an eligible teacher who has been accepted for
20participation in the grant program teaches in a school operated by an eligible school
21district, the eligible teacher may submit to the board a claim for financial assistance.
22The claim shall include the signature of the eligible teacher and of a representative
23of the school district employing the eligible teacher certifying that during the period
24for which financial assistance is claimed the school district was an eligible school
25district and the eligible teacher taught in a school operated by that eligible school

1district, shall include a commitment by the eligible teacher that he or she will use
2the financial assistance to repay student loans incurred to defray the cost of tuition,
3fees, and expenses for programs of study relating to the teaching profession, and
4shall provide such other information as the board may require by rule promulgated
5under sub. (5) to verify the claimant's eligibility for financial assistance.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,126 (d) If the board determines that a claimant under par. (c) is eligible to receive
7financial assistance under this subsection, the board shall provide that assistance,
8subject to the amounts available in the appropriation account under s. 20.235 (1) (fr).
9If the amount of financial assistance claimed in a fiscal year exceeds the amounts
10available in that appropriation account, the board shall prorate the financial
11assistance paid in that fiscal year in the proportion that the amounts available bear
12to the total amount of financial assistance payable in that fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,17 13(5) Rules. The board shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this
14section. Those rules shall include rules specifying the information a school district
15must include in a nomination for participation in the grant program under sub. (4)
16(b) and the information a teacher must include in a claim for financial assistance
17under sub. (4) (c).”.
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AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,19 19 Section 1165m. 74.09 (3) (gb) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,220 74.09 (3) (gb) Include information from the school district where the property
21is located regarding the amount of any net reduction in state aid to the district in the
22previous year and the current year and the percentage change between those years,
23except that this paragraph does not apply in any year in which such a reduction does

1not occur. For purposes of this paragraph, the school district shall compute the net
2reduction in state aid as follows:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,43 1. Determine the reduction under s. 118.60 (4d) to the school district's state aid
4payment under s. 121.08 for the previous or current year.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,85 2. Calculate any additional aid the school district receives under ss. 121.08,
6121.09, 121.095, and 121.137 as the result of counting incoming pupils in the school
7district's membership under s. 121.07 (2) (b) for the year in which the district
8determined the reduction under subd. 1.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,99 3. Subtract subd. 2. from subd. 1.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,10 1029. Page 696, line 13: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,11 11 Section 1210q. 79.10 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,1512 79.10 (4) School levy tax credit. Except as provided in sub. (5m), the amount
13appropriated under s. 20.835 (3) (b) shall be distributed to municipalities in
14proportion to their share of the sum of average school tax levies for all municipalities.
15No municipality shall receive a payment under this subsection after 2018.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1210r 16Section 1210r. 79.10 (5m) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,2217 79.10 (5m) First dollar credit. Each municipality shall receive, from the
18appropriation under s. 20.835 (3) (b), an amount determined by multiplying the
19school tax rate by the estimated fair market value, not exceeding the value
20determined under sub. (11) (d), of every parcel of real property with improvements
21that is located in the municipality. No municipality shall receive a payment under
22this subsection after 2018.
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22013, 2014, and 2015; and $853,000,000 in 2016 and in each year thereafter 2017;
3and $940,000,000 in 2018
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AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,5 5 Section 1212g. 79.15 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,10 679.15 Improvements credit. The total amount paid each year to
7municipalities from the appropriation account under s. 20.835 (3) (b) for the
8payments under s. 79.10 (5m) is $75,000,000 in 2009, $145,000,000 in 2010, and
9$150,000,000 in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and in each year
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,12 1132. Page 741, line 9: delete “and 118.195, and 118.197" and substitute “and
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AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,14 14 Section 1461q. 115.28 (7) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,2315 115.28 (7) (b) Subject to the same rules and laws concerning qualifications of
16applicants and granting and revocation of licenses or certificates under par. (a), the
17state superintendent shall grant certificates and licenses to teachers in private
18schools and tribal schools, except that teaching experience requirements for such
19certificates and licenses may be fulfilled by teaching experience in public, private,
20or tribal schools. An applicant is not eligible for a license or certificate unless the
21state superintendent finds that the private school or tribal school in which the
22applicant taught offered an adequate educational program during the period of the
23applicant's teaching therein. Private Except as provided in ss. 118.60 (2) (a) 6m. and

1119.23 (2) (a) 6m., private
schools are not obligated to employ only licensed or
2certified teachers.”.
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AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,6 6 Section 1463k. 115.28 (43m) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,87 115.28 (43m) Bullying prevention . Distribute the amounts appropriated
8under s. 20.255 (3) (cp) to Special Olympics Wisconsin, Inc., for bullying prevention.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1463r 9Section 1463r. 115.28 (44) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,1110 115.28 (44) Center for Suicide Awareness. Distribute the amounts
11appropriated under s. 20.255 (3) (ct) to the Center for Suicide Awareness.” .
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AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,13 13 Section 1469m. 115.353 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,19 14115.353 Community and school mental health collaboration grants. (1)
15 The department shall develop, implement, and, beginning in the 2018-19 school
16year, administer a grant program under which the department awards grants to
17school districts and charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) and (2x) for the purpose of
18collaborating with community mental health providers to provide mental health
19services to pupils.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,21 20(2) The department shall award grants under sub. (1) from the appropriation
21under s. 20.255 (2) (db).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,23 22(3) The department shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this
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6with page 747, line 22.
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8with page 750, line 24.
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AB64-ASA1-AA5,12,10 10 Section 1473n. 115.393 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,12,15 11115.393 Community school start-up grants. (1) In this section,
12“community school" means a public school that is not a charter school established
13under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x) or a charter school under contract with a school district
14that is not an instrumentality of the school district and that focuses on all of the
AB64-ASA1-AA5,12,1716 (a) Improving pupil learning through an engaging, culturally relevant, and
17challenging curriculum and high-quality teaching.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,12,2018 (b) Strengthening families and developing healthier communities by
19integrating academics, health and social services, intergenerational programming,
20youth and community development, and community engagement.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,12,2221 (c) Working with community partners to provide additional support and
22opportunities to the community surrounding the public school.
1(d) Providing wrap-around support services to pupils and their families,
2including nonemergency medical, dental, nursing, and optometric services and
3individualized social, emotional, and behavioral services.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,13,6 4(2) The department shall develop and implement a program to provide grants
5for the purpose of planning and implementing community schools. When developing
6the grant program under this subsection, the department shall do all of the following:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,13,87 (a) Allocate a portion of the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (cv) for
8planning and implementing community schools in rural school districts.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,13,159 (b) Allocate a portion of the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (cv) for
10planning and implementing community schools in school districts in high-poverty
11school districts. For purposes of this paragraph, a “high-poverty school district" is
12a school district in which at least 50 percent of the school district's enrollment on the
133rd Friday of September in the immediately preceding even-numbered year, as
14rounded to the nearest whole percentage point, was eligible for a free or
15reduced-price lunch in the federal school lunch program under 42 USC 1758 (b).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,13,2116 (c) Allocate a portion of the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (cv) for
17transforming low-performing schools into community schools. For purposes of this
18paragraph, a “low-performing school" is a public school that was in the lowest 5
19percent of all public schools in the state in the previous school year or that was placed
20in the lowest performance category in the most recent school and school district
21accountability report under s. 115.385.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,13,2222 (d) Establish a maximum grant award for each community school.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,223 (e) Require an applicant for a grant to demonstrate that it has secured
24matching funds equal to the amount of the grant. The applicant may provide the
25matching contribution in the form of money or in-kind goods or services or both if

1the community school will be located in a school district that satisfies all of the
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,43 1. The school district's membership in the previous school year divided by the
4school district's area in square miles is less than 10.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,65 2. The school district's membership in the previous school year was 1,000 or
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,77 (f) Require that an applicant for a grant identify a school resource coordinator.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,10 8(2m) From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (cv), the department shall
9award on a competitive basis one or more grants under the program developed under
10sub. (2) to school boards, on behalf of individual schools located in the school district.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,16 11(3) A school board applying for a grant under sub. (2) on behalf of a school in
12the school district shall include in its application a description of the programming
13the school will provide to improve student learning, strengthen families, and develop
14a healthier community, and how the school resource coordinator will coordinate the
15described programming. To qualify for a grant under sub. (2), the school board shall
16include in the programming described in its application at least 3 of the following:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,1717 (a) High-quality child care or early childhood education programming.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,1918 (b) Academic support and enrichment activities, including expanded learning
19time and summer or after-school enrichment and learning experiences.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,2020 (c) Home visitation services by teachers or other professionals.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,2221 (d) Programs that promote parental involvement and family literacy, including
22parent leadership development activities and parenting education activities.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,14,2423 (e) Job training, internship opportunities, career counseling services, and
24community service and service-learning opportunities.
1(f) Health services, including primary health, school nursing, and dental care,
2mental health counseling services, and nutrition services.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,15,33 (g) Adult education, including instruction in English as a 2nd language.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,15,44 (h) Juvenile crime prevention and rehabilitation programs.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,15,55 (i) Homeless prevention services.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,15,96 (j) Professional development for school administrators, teachers, and
7educational support professionals in culturally responsive teaching and practices
8that promote enhanced understanding, respect, and relationships among staff,
9pupils, families, and the community.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,15,11 10(4) A grant awarded under sub. (2) is for a 5-year term and is renewable for
11additional 5-year periods.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,15,15 12(5) Annually, the recipient of a grant under sub. (2) shall submit to the
13department a report describing the recipient's efforts to integrate community school
14programming at the school and the impact of the programming on participating
15children and adults.”.
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