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AB64-ASA1,788,2320 (b) 1. Except as provided in par. (c), and subject to ss. 115.31 and 115.315, a
21professional or master teaching license, administrator license, or pupil services
22license that is valid and current on the effective date of this subdivision .... [LRB
23inserts date], is a lifetime license and has no expiration date.
AB64-ASA1,789,224 2. The department shall, subject to ss. 115.31 and 115.315, issue a provisional
25license to an individual who holds a valid and current initial teaching, administrator,

1or pupil services license on the effective date of this subdivision .... [LRB inserts
2date].
AB64-ASA1,789,93 3. a. The department may issue a lifetime license under this subdivision to an
4individual who obtained a provisional license under subd. 2. or par. (a) if the
5individual has successfully completed 6 semesters of teaching, administrating, or
6pupil services experience and if the school board of each school district in which the
7individual served as a teacher, administrator, or pupil services professional certifies
8to the department that the semesters completed by that individual in that school
9district were completed successfully.
AB64-ASA1,789,1410 b. An individual who does not complete 6 semesters of teaching,
11administrating, or pupil services experience within the 3-year term of a provisional
12license issued under par. (a) may apply to renew the provisional license. There is no
13limit to the number of times an individual may renew a provisional license under par.
14(a).
AB64-ASA1,789,2015 (c) If an individual who holds a lifetime license under par. (b) is not actively
16employed by a school district for 5 or more consecutive years, the department shall
17invalidate the lifetime license. An individual whose lifetime license has been
18invalidated under this paragraph may not revalidate the lifetime license until the
19individual applies for and obtains a provisional license under par. (a) and obtains the
20certification required under par. (b) 3. a.
AB64-ASA1,1519m 21Section 1519m. 118.1915 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,790,2 22118.1915 Licensure for Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
23instructors.
(1) Notwithstanding s. 118.19 (4m), (6) to (9), and (12) to (14), the
24department shall grant a license to an individual to provide instruction to pupils
25enrolled in a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program offered in the high

1school grades if the individual is eligible for licensure under s. 118.19 (4) and (10) and
2the individual satisfies all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,790,33 (a) Possesses a bachelor's degree.
AB64-ASA1,790,54 (b) Successfully completed a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Instructor
5Certification program.
AB64-ASA1,790,8 6(2) A license under sub. (1) authorizes an individual to teach the courses for
7which the individual has successfully completed the Junior Reserve Officer Training
8Corps Instructor Certification process.
AB64-ASA1,1520 9Section 1520 . 118.193 (2) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1521 10Section 1521 . 118.193 (3) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1522 11Section 1522 . 118.193 (4) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1523 12Section 1523 . 118.193 (4) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 118.193 (4).
AB64-ASA1,1524 13Section 1524 . 118.196 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,790,19 14118.196 Teacher development program. (1) A school board, governing
15body of a private school, or a charter management organization may apply to the
16department of workforce development for a grant under s. 106.272 to design and
17implement a teacher development program that satisfies the requirements under
18sub. (2) with an educator preparation program approved by the department and
19headquartered in this state.
AB64-ASA1,791,2 20(2) (a) The school board, governing body, or charter management organization
21and the educator preparation program under sub. (1) shall design the teacher
22development program to prepare employees of the school district, private school, or
23charter management organization who work closely with students to successfully
24complete the requirements for obtaining a permit under s. 118.192 or an initial

1teaching license under s. 118.19, including any standardized examination prescribed
2by the state superintendent as a condition for permitting or licensure.
AB64-ASA1,791,83 (b) To implement the teacher development program designed under par. (a), the
4school board, governing body, and charter management organization shall allow
5employees who are enrolled in the program to satisfy student teaching requirements
6in a school in the school district, in the private school, or in the charter management
7organization, and the partnering entity under sub. (1) shall prepare and provide
8intensive coursework for participating employees.
AB64-ASA1,791,119 (c) The school board, governing body, and charter management organization
10shall permit an individual who does not hold a bachelor's degree to enroll in a teacher
11development program developed and implemented under this section.
AB64-ASA1,791,14 12(3) Notwithstanding s. 118.19 (3) (a), the department may issue an initial
13teaching license to an individual who completes a teacher development program
14designed and implemented under this section.
AB64-ASA1,1524g 15Section 1524g. 118.197 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,791,19 16118.197 Initial license to teach; alternative preparation programs. (1)
17Notwithstanding s. 118.19 (4m), (6) to (9), and (12) to (14), the department shall grant
18an initial license to teach to an individual who is eligible for licensure under s. 118.19
19(4) and (10) and who satisfies all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,791,2020 (a) The individual possesses a bachelor's degree.
AB64-ASA1,791,2321 (b) The individual successfully completed an alternative teacher certification
22program operated by a nonstock, nonprofit organization described under section 501
23(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code that satisfies all of the following criteria:
AB64-ASA1,791,2424 1. The organization operates in at least 5 states.
AB64-ASA1,792,2
12. The organization has been operating an alternative teacher certification
2program for at least 10 years.
AB64-ASA1,792,53 3. The organization requires candidates to pass a subject area exam and the
4pedagogy exam known as the Professional Teaching Knowledge exam to receive a
5certificate under the alternative teacher certification.
AB64-ASA1,792,10 6(2) A license under sub. (1) authorizes an individual to teach the subject and
7educational levels for which the individual has successfully completed an alternative
8teacher certification program. The department shall treat an initial license to teach
9granted under sub. (1) in the same manner the state superintendent treats an initial
10license to teach granted in accordance with s. 118.19.
AB64-ASA1,1525 11Section 1525 . 118.21 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,792,2012 118.21 (2) Any person who contracts to teach in any public school shall file in
13the office of the school district administrator, within 10 days after entering into such
14contract, a statement showing the date of expiration, if any, and the grade and
15character of certificate or license held. In any school district not having a school
16district administrator, the statement shall be filed with the school district clerk.
17Teachers employed by a cooperative educational service agency shall file the
18statement in the office of the agency coordinator. No order or warrant may be issued
19by the school district clerk in payment of the salary of any teacher, unless the teacher
20has complied with this subsection.
AB64-ASA1,1528m 21Section 1528m. 118.33 (1m) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,793,522 118.33 (1m) (a) 1. Beginning in the 2016-17 school year, no school board,
23operator of a charter school under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x), or governing body of a private
24school participating in a program under s. 118.60 or 119.23 may, except as provided
25in subd. 2. and subject to the policies under sub. (2) (m), grant a high school diploma

1to any pupil unless the pupil takes, during the high school grades, a civics test
2comprised of 100 questions that are identical to the 100 questions that may be asked
3of an individual during the process of applying for U.S. citizenship by the United
4States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the pupil correctly answers at least
560 65 of those questions.
AB64-ASA1,1529 6Section 1529 . 118.35 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,793,127 118.35 (4) From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (fy), the department shall
8award grants to nonprofit organizations, cooperative educational service agencies,
9institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, and the school district
10operating under ch. 119
districts for the purpose of providing to gifted and talented
11pupils those services and activities not ordinarily provided in a regular school
12program that allow such pupils to fully develop their capabilities.
AB64-ASA1,1531g 13Section 1531g. 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. c. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,793,1514 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. c. On a pilot basis, the The chancellor of the University of
15Wisconsin-Parkside.
AB64-ASA1,1531h 16Section 1531h. 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. e. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,793,1817 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. e. The Gateway Each technical college district board other
18than the Milwaukee area technical college district board
.
AB64-ASA1,1531j 19Section 1531j. 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. eg. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,793,2220 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. eg. The chancellor of any institution in the University of
21Wisconsin System other than the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the
22University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
AB64-ASA1,1531k 23Section 1531k. 118.40 (2r) (bm) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1531L 24Section 1531L. 118.40 (2r) (bm) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 118.40 (2r)
25(bm).
AB64-ASA1,1531m
1Section 1531m. 118.40 (2r) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1531n 2Section 1531n. 118.40 (2r) (cp) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1532 3Section 1532 . 118.40 (2r) (e) 2p. a. of the statutes, as affected by 2015
4Wisconsin Act 55
, is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,794,125 118.40 (2r) (e) 2p. a. Add the amounts appropriated in the current fiscal year
6under s. 20.255 (2), except s. 20.255 (2) (ac), (aw), (az), (bb), (dg), (dj), (fm), (fp), (fq),
7(fr), (fu), (k), and (m); and s. 20.505 (4) (es); and the amount, as determined by the
8secretary of administration, of the appropriation under s. 20.505 (4)
(s) allocated for
9payments to telecommunications providers under contracts with school districts and
10cooperative educational service agencies under s. 16.971 (13), for grants to school
11district consortia under s. 16.997 (7), and to make educational technology teacher
12training grants under s. 16.996
.
AB64-ASA1,1532d 13Section 1532d. 118.40 (2r) (e) 3m. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,794,1914 118.40 (2r) (e) 3m. The department shall pay 25 percent of the total amount
15in September, 25 percent in December, 25 percent in February, and 25 percent in
16June. The department shall send the check to the operator of the charter school. The
17department shall include the entire amount under par. (fm) 1. in the December
18installment, but the payment shall be made in a separate check from the payment
19under this paragraph.
AB64-ASA1,1532e 20Section 1532e. 118.40 (2r) (f) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,795,221 118.40 (2r) (f) 2. The department shall pay 25 percent of the total amount due
22to an operator of a charter school in September, 25 percent in December, 25 percent
23in February, and 25 percent in June. The department shall send the check to the
24operator of the charter school. The department shall include the entire amount

1under par. (fm) 2. in the December installment, but the payment shall be made in a
2separate check from the payment under this paragraph.
AB64-ASA1,1532f 3Section 1532f. 118.40 (2r) (fh) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,795,74 118.40 (2r) (fh) Annually, on or before September 15, an operator of a charter
5school authorized under this subsection shall file with the department a report
6stating its summer daily attendance for each day of summer school for the purpose
7of par. (fm).
AB64-ASA1,1532g 8Section 1532g. 118.40 (2r) (fm) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,795,139 118.40 (2r) (fm) 1. Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, in addition to the
10payment under par. (e) and subject to subd. 3., for a pupil attending summer school
11at a charter school established by or under a contract with an entity under par. (b)
121. a. to f., the department shall pay to the operator of the charter school, in the
13manner described in par. (e) 3m., an amount determined as follows:
AB64-ASA1,795,1514 a. Determine the per pupil amount under par. (e) for attending the charter
15school in the immediately preceding school term.
AB64-ASA1,795,1816 b. If the pupil attended summer school for at least 15 days of summer
17instruction at the charter school during that summer, multiply the amount under
18subd. 1. a. by 0.05.
AB64-ASA1,795,2219 c. If the pupil attended summer school for less than 15 days of summer
20instruction at the charter school during that summer, multiply the amount under
21subd. 1. a. by 0.05 by the quotient determined by dividing the number of days of
22summer instruction the pupil attended during that summer by 15.
AB64-ASA1,796,223 2. Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, in addition to the payment under par.
24(f) and subject to subd. 3., for a pupil attending summer school at a charter school
25established by or under a contract with an entity under par. (b) 1. g. or h., the state

1superintendent shall pay to the operator of the charter school, in the manner
2described in sub. (f) 2., an amount determined as follows:
AB64-ASA1,796,43 a. Determine the per pupil amount under par. (f) for attending the charter
4school in the immediately preceding school term.
AB64-ASA1,796,75 b. If the pupil attended summer school for at least 15 days of summer
6instruction at the charter school during that summer, multiply the amount under
7subd. 2. a. by 0.05.
AB64-ASA1,796,118 c. If the pupil attended summer school for less than 15 days of summer
9instruction at the charter school during that summer, multiply the amount under
10subd. 2. a. by 0.05 by the quotient determined by dividing the number of days of
11summer instruction the pupil attended during that summer by 15.
AB64-ASA1,796,1312 3. An operator of a charter school may receive a per pupil payment under this
13paragraph if all of the following are satisfied:
AB64-ASA1,796,1514 a. The charter school offers no fewer than 19 summer days of instruction during
15that summer.
AB64-ASA1,796,1716 b. Each summer day of instruction offered by the charter school under subd.
173. a. is comprised of no fewer than 270 minutes of instruction.
AB64-ASA1,1532h 18Section 1532h. 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. a. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,796,2219 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. a. Determine the number of pupils residing in the school
20district for whom a payment is made under par. (e) to an operator of a charter school
21established under contract with an entity under par. (b) 1. e., eg., or f. in that school
22year.
AB64-ASA1,1532j 23Section 1532j. 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. bf. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,797,3
1118.40 (2r) (g) 1. bf. Identify the pupils residing in the school district for whom
2a payment is made under par. (fm) to an operator of a charter school established
3under contract with an entity under par. (b) 1. e. or f. in that school year.
AB64-ASA1,1532k 4Section 1532k. 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. bn. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,797,65 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. bn. Sum the payments made under par. (fm) 1. for all of the
6pupils identified under subd. 1. bf. that school year.
AB64-ASA1,1532m 7Section 1532m. 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. df. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,797,108 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. df. Identify the pupils residing in the school district for whom
9a payment is made under par. (fm) to an operator of a charter school established
10under contract with an entity under par. (b) 1. g. or h. in that school year.
AB64-ASA1,1532n 11Section 1532n. 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. dn. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,797,1312 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. dn. Sum the payments made under par. (fm) 2. for all of the
13pupils identified under subd. 1. df. that school year.
AB64-ASA1,1532p 14Section 1532p. 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. e. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,797,1615 118.40 (2r) (g) 1. e. Sum the amounts determined under subd. 1. b. and, bn.,
16d., and dn.
AB64-ASA1,1532q 17Section 1532q. 118.40 (2x) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1532qm 18Section 1532qm. 118.40 (2x) (cm) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by 2017
19Wisconsin Act 30
, is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,797,2420 118.40 (2x) (cm) (intro.) Notwithstanding par. (c) (b) 1., the director may enter
21into a contract to establish, as a pilot project, only one recovery charter school, to be
22located in this state and that operates only high school grades, if the term of the
23contract is limited to 4 consecutive school years and the contract requires the charter
24school operator to do all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,1532r
1Section 1532r. 118.40 (2x) (e) 2. of the statutes, as affected by 2017 Wisconsin
2Act 30
, is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,798,83 118.40 (2x) (e) 2. The department shall pay 25 percent of the total amount
4required to be paid under this paragraph in September, 25 percent in December, 25
5percent in February, and 25 percent in June. The department shall send the check
6to the operator of the charter school. The state superintendent shall include the
7entire amount under par. (em) 1. in the December installment, but the payment shall
8be made in a separate check from the payment under this paragraph.
AB64-ASA1,1532s 9Section 1532s. 118.40 (2x) (eh) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,798,1310 118.40 (2x) (eh) Annually, on or before September 15, an operator of a charter
11school authorized under this subsection shall file with the department a report
12stating its summer daily attendance for each day of summer school for the purpose
13of par. (em).
AB64-ASA1,1532t 14Section 1532t. 118.40 (2x) (em) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,798,1915 118.40 (2x) (em) 1. Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, in addition to the
16payment under par. (e) and subject to subd. 2., for a pupil attending summer school
17at a charter school established under this subsection, the state superintendent shall
18pay to the operator of the charter school, in the manner described in par. (e) 2., the
19amount determined under sub. (2r) (fm) 1. for the pupil.
AB64-ASA1,798,2120 2. An operator of a charter school may receive a per pupil payment under this
21paragraph if all of the following are satisfied:
AB64-ASA1,798,2322 a. The charter school offers no fewer than 19 summer days of instruction during
23that summer.
AB64-ASA1,798,2524 b. Each summer day of instruction offered by the charter school under subd.
252. a. is comprised of no fewer than 270 minutes of instruction.
AB64-ASA1,1532u
1Section 1532u. 118.40 (2x) (f) 1. c., d. and e. of the statutes are created to read:
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