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SB21-SSA1,3161r 19Section 3161r. 111.83 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,934,920 111.83 (1) Except as provided in sub. (5), a representative chosen for the
21purposes of collective bargaining by a majority at least 51 percent of the general
22employees voting in a collective bargaining unit shall be the exclusive representative
23of all of the employees in such unit for the purposes of collective bargaining. A
24representative chosen for the purposes of collective bargaining by a majority of the
25public safety employees voting in a collective bargaining unit shall be the exclusive

1representative of all of the employees in such unit for the purposes of collective
2bargaining.
Any individual employee, or any minority group of employees in any
3collective bargaining unit, may present grievances to the employer in person, or
4through representatives of their own choosing, and the employer shall confer with
5said the employee or group of employees in relation thereto if the majority
6representative has been afforded the opportunity to be present at the conference.
7Any adjustment resulting from such a conference may not be inconsistent with the
8conditions of employment established by the majority representative and the
9employer.
SB21-SSA1,3162 10Section 3162. 111.83 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,934,2511 111.83 (3) (a) Whenever a question arises concerning the representation of
12employees in a collective bargaining unit the commission shall determine the
13representative thereof by taking a secret ballot of the employees and certifying in
14writing the results thereof to the interested parties and to the director of the office
15administrator of the division. There shall be included on any ballot for the election
16of representatives the names of all labor organizations having an interest in
17representing the employees participating in the election as indicated in petitions
18filed with the commission. The name of any existing representative shall be included
19on the ballot without the necessity of filing a petition. The commission may exclude
20from the ballot one who, at the time of the election, stands deprived of his or her rights
21under this subchapter by reason of a prior adjudication of his or her having engaged
22in an unfair labor practice. The ballot shall be so prepared as to permit a vote against
23representation by anyone named on the ballot. The commission's certification of the
24results of any election is conclusive as to the findings included therein unless
25reviewed under s. 111.07 (8).
SB21-SSA1,3162t
1Section 3162t. 111.83 (5) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,935,72 111.83 (5) (d) If at an election held under par. (b), a majority at least 51 percent
3of the employees voting in the collective bargaining unit at all institutions in which
4the choice to participate in collective bargaining receives a majority at least 51
5percent
of the eligible votes cast elect to be represented by a single labor
6organization, that labor organization shall be the exclusive representative for all
7employees in that collective bargaining unit, except those excluded under par. (c).
SB21-SSA1,3162u 8Section 3162u. 111.83 (5) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,935,159 111.83 (5) (e) If at an election held under par. (b), a majority at least 51 percent
10of the employees voting in the collective bargaining unit at all institutions in which
11the choice to participate in collective bargaining receives a majority at least 51
12percent
of the eligible votes cast do not elect to be represented by a single labor
13organization, the commission may hold one or more runoff elections under sub. (4)
14until one representative receives a majority at least 51 percent of the eligible votes
15cast.
SB21-SSA1,3162v 16Section 3162v. 111.83 (5) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,936,217 111.83 (5) (f) Notwithstanding par. (b), if a labor organization is certified to
18represent the employees within the collective bargaining unit at one or more
19institutions, and a petition is filed with the commission indicating a showing of
20interest by the employees at an institution which is not a part of the unit under par.
21(c) to be represented by a labor organization, the only question which shall may
22appear on the ballot shall be whether the employees desire to participate in collective
23bargaining. A petition under this paragraph may only be filed only during June in
24an even-numbered year. If a majority at least 51 percent of the employees voting
25at the institution who are included within the collective bargaining unit vote to

1participate in collective bargaining, the employees at that institution shall become
2a part of that collective bargaining unit.
SB21-SSA1,3167 3Section 3167. 111.86 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,936,104 111.86 (2) The office division shall charge a state department or agency the
5employer's share of the cost related to grievance arbitration under sub. (1) for any
6arbitration that involves one or more employees of the state department or agency.
7Each state department or agency so charged shall pay the amount that the office
8division charges from the appropriation account or accounts used to pay the salary
9of the grievant. Funds received under this subsection shall be credited to the
10appropriation account under s. 20.545 (1) (km) 20.505 (1) (ks).
SB21-SSA1,3168 11Section 3168. 111.89 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,936,1712 111.89 (1) Upon establishing that a strike is in progress, the employer may
13either seek an injunction or file an unfair labor practice charge with the commission
14under s. 111.84 (2) (e) or both. It is the responsibility of the office division to decide
15whether to seek an injunction or file an unfair labor practice charge. The existence
16of an administrative remedy does not constitute grounds for denial of injunctive
17relief.
SB21-SSA1,3169 18Section 3169. 111.91 (4) of the statutes, as affected by 2011 Wisconsin Act 32,
19is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,937,320 111.91 (4) The director of the office administrator of the division, in connection
21with the development of tentative collective bargaining agreements to be submitted
22under s. 111.92 (1) (a) 1., shall endeavor to obtain tentative agreements with each
23recognized or certified labor organization representing employees or supervisors of
24employees specified in s. 111.81 (7) (a) and with each certified labor organization
25representing employees specified in s. 111.81 (7) (b) to (e) which do not contain any

1provision for the payment to any employee of a cumulative or noncumulative amount
2of compensation in recognition of or based on the period of time an employee has been
3employed by the state.
SB21-SSA1,3171 4Section 3171. 111.915 of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,937,11 5111.915 Labor proposals. The director of the office administrator of the
6division
shall notify and consult with the joint committee on employment relations,
7in such form and detail as the committee requests, regarding substantial changes in
8wages, employee benefits, personnel management, and program policy contract
9provisions to be included in any contract proposal to be offered to any labor
10organization by the state or to be agreed to by the state before such proposal is
11actually offered or accepted.
SB21-SSA1,3172 12Section 3172. 111.92 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 2011 Wisconsin
13Act 32
, is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,937,1814 111.92 (1) (a) 1. Any tentative agreement reached between the office division
15and any labor organization representing a collective bargaining unit specified in s.
16111.825 (1) or (2) (d) or (e) shall, after official ratification by the labor organization,
17be submitted by the office division to the joint committee on employment relations,
18which shall hold a public hearing before determining its approval or disapproval.
SB21-SSA1,3176 19Section 3176. 111.92 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,937,2520 111.92 (1) (c) Any tentative agreement reached between the governing board
21of the charter school established by contract under s. 118.40 (2r) (cm), 2013 stats.,
22acting for the state, and any labor organization representing a collective bargaining
23unit specified in s. 111.825 (1r) (ef) shall, after official ratification by the labor
24organization and approval by the chancellor of the University of
25Wisconsin-Parkside, be executed by the parties.
SB21-SSA1,3182g
1Section 3182g. 115.001 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,938,52 115.001 (1) Charter school. "Charter school" means a school under contract
3with a school board under s. 118.40 or, with one of the entities under s. 118.40 (2r)
4(b) 1., or with the director under s. 118.40 (2x), or a school established and operated
5by one of the entities under s. 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. a. to d.
SB21-SSA1,3182s 6Section 3182s. 115.28 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,938,187 115.28 (7) (a) License all teachers for the public schools of the state; make rules
8establishing standards of attainment and procedures for the examination and
9licensing of teachers within the limits prescribed in ss. 118.19 (2) and (3), 118.191,
10118.192, 118.193, 118.194, and 118.195; prescribe by rule standards, requirements,
11and procedures for the approval of teacher preparatory programs leading to
12licensure, including a requirement that, beginning on July 1, 2012, and annually
13thereafter, each teacher preparatory program located in this state shall submit to the
14department a list of individuals who have completed the program and who have been
15recommended by the program for licensure under this subsection, together with each
16individual's date of program completion, from each term or semester of the program's
17most recently completed academic year; file in the state superintendent's office all
18papers relating to state teachers' licenses; and register each such license.
SB21-SSA1,3184m 19Section 3184m. 115.28 (9m) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,938,2420 115.28 (9m) Waiver of pupil assessment requirements. (a) Request a waiver
21from the federal department of education that would permit the state
22superintendent to approve between 3 and 5 examinations, selected by the University
23of Wisconsin-Madison Value-Added Research Center under s. 118.301 (2), for
24administration to pupils as provided under s. 118.301 (3).
SB21-SSA1,939,7
1(b) Upon receipt of the waiver under par. (a), submit the waiver, together with
2a request to supplement the appropriation under s. 20.255 (1) (fm) with the funds
3that are held in the appropriation under s. 20.865 (4) (a) for the purposes described
4under s. 118.301, to the joint committee on finance for consideration by the
5committee at its next quarterly meeting under s. 13.10. Upon approval of the state
6superintendent's request under this paragraph, the joint committee on finance shall
7release the funds.
SB21-SSA1,3184p 8Section 3184p. 115.28 (10m) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,939,189 115.28 (10m) Report to the superintendent of schools of a 1st class city
10school district and to the commissioner of the opportunity schools and
11partnership programs.
(a) By October 15, 2015, and annually thereafter, submit to
12the commissioner of the opportunity schools and partnership program under subch.
13II of ch. 119 and to the superintendent of schools of the school district operating under
14ch. 119 a report that identifies the schools in Milwaukee County and located in a
15school district that was placed in the lowest performance category on the most recent
16accountability report published for that school district under s. 115.385 (1) to which
17any of the following applies, and that disaggregates the schools by elementary school,
18middle school, junior high school, high school, and senior high school:
SB21-SSA1,939,2019 1. The school was assigned to the lowest performance category on the most
20recent accountability report published for the school under s. 115.385 (1).
SB21-SSA1,939,2221 2. The school building is vacant or an underutilized building, as defined in s.
22119.61 (1) (c).
SB21-SSA1,940,523 (b) By October 15 of the first year in which the state superintendent determines
24that a school district is an eligible school district, as defined in s. 115.999 (1) (d), and
25annually thereafter, submit to the commissioner of the opportunity schools and

1partnership program under subch. IX a report that identifies each school in that
2eligible school district that was assigned to the lowest performance category on the
3most recent accountability report published for the school under s. 115.385 (1) and
4that disaggregates the schools by elementary school, middle school, junior high
5school, high school, and senior high school.
SB21-SSA1,3184r 6Section 3184r. 115.28 (10o) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,940,97 115.28 (10o) Notice of eligible school district. (a) Beginning in October of
8the 2015-16 school year, annually determine whether any school district qualifies
9as an eligible school district, as defined in s. 115.999 (1) (d).
SB21-SSA1,940,1310 (b) Notify the governor, the appropriate county executive, as defined in s.
11115.999 (1) (b), and the appropriate mayor, as defined in s. 115.999 (1) (e), as soon as
12the state superintendent determines that a school district qualifies as an eligible
13school district, as defined in s. 115.999 (1) (d).
SB21-SSA1,3185 14Section 3185. 115.28 (54m) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,940,2115 115.28 (54m) Notice of educational options. Include on the home page of the
16department's Internet site a link to information about all of the educational options
17available to children in the state who are at least 3 years old but not yet 18 years old,
18including public schools, private schools participating in a parental choice program,
19charter schools, virtual schools, full-time open enrollment, youth options, course
20options, and options for pupils enrolled in a home-based private educational
21program.
SB21-SSA1,3186 22Section 3186. 115.28 (61) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,940,2423 115.28 (61) Whole grade sharing feasibility studies. Approve organizations
24to conduct feasibility studies under s. 118.50 (2) (c).
SB21-SSA1,3186g 25Section 3186g. 115.28 (62) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,941,2
1115.28 (62) Microsoft IT Academy coordinator. Designate one individual to
2serve as the coordinator of the Microsoft IT Academy program.
SB21-SSA1,3187m 3Section 3187m. 115.29 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,941,174 115.29 (4) (a) Grant declarations a declaration of equivalency of high school
5graduation to persons, an individual if the individual has successfully completed the
6civics test required under s. 118.33 (1m) (a) and
if, in the state superintendent's
7judgment they have, the individual has presented satisfactory evidence of having
8completed a recognized high school course of study or its equivalent. The state
9superintendent may establish the standards by which high school graduation
10equivalency is determined. Such standards may consist of evidence of high school
11courses completed in high schools recognized by the proper authorities as accredited,
12results of examinations given by or at the request of the state superintendent,
13successful completion of correspondence study courses given by acceptable
14correspondence study schools, a general educational development certificate of high
15school equivalency issued by an agency of the U.S. government, course credits
16received in schools meeting the approval of the state superintendent , or other
17standards established by the state superintendent.
SB21-SSA1,3188 18Section 3188. 115.29 (8) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,941,2219 115.29 (8) Alternative data collection method; low-income pupils. Use an
20alternative data collection method established by the department to identify pupils
21who satisfy the income eligibility criteria for a free or reduced-price lunch under 42
22USC 1758
(b) (1).
SB21-SSA1,3189 23Section 3189. 115.293 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,942,2 24115.293 Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium; Common Core
25State Standards Initiative; prohibition.
(1) Beginning on the effective date of

1this subsection .... [LRB inserts date], the state superintendent shall cease all
2participation in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
SB21-SSA1,942,7 3(2) The state superintendent may not give effect to any academic standard
4developed by the Common Core State Standards Initiative and adopted and
5implemented in this state before the effective date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts
6date]. The state superintendent may not require any school board to give effect to
7any such academic standard.
SB21-SSA1,942,11 8(3) Beginning on the effective date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date], the
9state superintendent may not take any action to adopt or implement any academic
10standard developed by the Common Core State Standards Initiative, and may not
11direct any school board to adopt or implement any such standard.
SB21-SSA1,3191 12Section 3191. 115.297 (5) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,942,1513 115.297 (5) (b) Failure of any of the agencies to enter into a written agreement
14under sub. (3) does not affect the powers and duties conferred upon the other
15agencies under this section or under s. 36.11 (31) or 38.04 (19).
SB21-SSA1,3191r 16Section 3191r. 115.34 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,943,217 115.34 (2) The state superintendent shall make payments to school districts,
18private schools, charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) and (2x), tribal schools, the
19program under s. 115.52, and the center under s. 115.525 for school lunches served
20to children in the prior year as determined by the state superintendent from the
21appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (cn). Payments shall equal the state's matching
22obligation under 42 USC 1751 et seq. Payments in the current year shall be
23determined by prorating the state's matching obligation based on the number of
24school lunches served to children in the prior year. In this subsection, " private

1school" means any school defined in s. 115.001 (3r) which complies with the
2requirements of 42 USC 2000d.
SB21-SSA1,3192 3Section 3192. 115.343 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,943,54 115.343 (2) (b) The child meets the income eligibility standard for a free or
5reduced-price lunch in the federal school lunch program under 42 USC 1758 (b) (1).
SB21-SSA1,3193b 6Section 3193b. 115.367 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 106.273 (title).
SB21-SSA1,3193bc 7Section 3193bc. 115.367 (intro.) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,3193be 8Section 3193be. 115.367 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 106.273 (1) and
9amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,943,1610 106.273 (1) Annually The department shall annually confer with the
11department of workforce development public instruction and the Wisconsin
12technical college system to identify industries and occupations within this state that
13face workforce shortages or shortages of adequately trained, entry-level workers.
14The state superintendent of public instruction shall annually notify school districts
15of the identified industries and occupations and make this information available on
16the Internet site of the department of public instruction.
SB21-SSA1,3193bg 17Section 3193bg. 115.367 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 106.273 (2) and
18amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,943,2119 106.273 (2) Approve The department shall approve industry-recognized
20certification programs designed to mitigate workforce shortages in any of the
21industries or occupations identified under sub. (1).
SB21-SSA1,3193bi 22Section 3193bi. 115.367 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 106.273 (3) and
23amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,944,624 106.273 (3) (a) Beginning in the 2014-15 school year, from From the
25appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (ct), annually award 20.445 (1) (b), the department

1shall allocate not less than $3,000,000 in each fiscal year for
incentive grants to
2school districts in the amount of under this section. From that allocation, the
3department shall annually award to a school district
$1,000 per pupil for each pupil
4in the school district who, in the prior school year, obtained a high school diploma or
5a technical education high school diploma from a school in the school district, if all
6of the following apply:
SB21-SSA1,944,87 1. The school district has an industry-recognized certification program
8approved by the department under sub. (2).
SB21-SSA1,944,119 2. The pupil successfully completed the school district's industry-recognized
10certification program under subd. 1. in any school year in which the program was
11approved by the department under sub. (2).
SB21-SSA1,944,1512 (b) If the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (ct) amount allocated under par. (a)
13in any fiscal year is insufficient to pay the full amount per pupil under par. (a), the
14department shall may prorate the amount of its payments among school districts
15eligible for an incentive grant under this section.
SB21-SSA1,3193p 16Section 3193p. 115.383 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,944,2017 115.383 (3) (a) If the student information system is established under sub. (1),
18the state superintendent shall ensure that within 5 years of the establishment of the
19system, every school district and every charter school, other than a charter school
20established under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x), is using the system.
SB21-SSA1,3193r 21Section 3193r. 115.383 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,945,222 115.383 (3) (b) Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, the state superintendent
23shall ensure that every charter school established under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x) and
24every private school participating in a parental choice program under s. 118.60 or
25119.23 is either using the system under sub. (1) or is using a system that is

1commercially available and able to obtain pupil identification numbers under sub.
2(5).
SB21-SSA1,3193s 3Section 3193s. 115.384 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,945,10 4115.384 Virtual marketplace for digital educational resources. (1) The
5state superintendent shall enter into a contract under sub. (2) with one or more
6vendors to develop and add educational content to a digital marketplace and resource
7center through which authorized personnel of a school district, a charter school
8established under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x), a private school, and a provider of a
9home-based private educational program may purchase or license digital
10educational resources, including the following:
SB21-SSA1,945,1111 (a) Electronic textbooks.
SB21-SSA1,945,1212 (b) Individual sections or chapters of electronic textbooks.
SB21-SSA1,945,1413 (c) Supplemental resources, including worksheets, chapter reviews, quizzes,
14and study sheets.
SB21-SSA1,945,1615 (d) Other digital offerings, including videos, from educational publishers or
16content providers.
SB21-SSA1,945,17 17(2) Under the contract:
SB21-SSA1,945,1918 (a) The department shall serve as the Internet host for the marketplace and
19resource center.
SB21-SSA1,945,2220 (b) The vendor shall ensure that the marketplace and resource center software
21runs and displays properly on any computer, mobile phone, or other device with
22Internet capability.
SB21-SSA1,946,223 (c) The vendor shall ensure that any educational content specified under sub.
24(1) for purchase or license from the marketplace and resource center runs and
25displays properly on the most common and up-to-date personal computing and

1mobile operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Google Android, and Apple
2computer operating systems or their equivalents.
SB21-SSA1,946,53 (d) The department shall ensure that more than one educational publisher
4makes available the educational content described under sub. (1) on the marketplace
5and resource center.
SB21-SSA1,946,106 (e) The authorized personnel of a school district, a charter school established
7under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x), a private school, and a provider of a home-based private
8educational program shall be permitted to license educational content described
9under sub. (1) at a tiered rate for 1 year, 3 years, or 6 years or to purchase the content
10under a permanent license.
SB21-SSA1,3194 11Section 3194. 115.385 (1) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,946,1412 115.385 (1) (a) (intro.) Multiple measures to determine a school's performance
13or a school district's improvement, including all of the following categorized by
14English language proficiency, disability, income level, and race or ethnicity
:
SB21-SSA1,3195 15Section 3195. 115.385 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,946,1616 115.385 (1) (a) 1. Pupil achievement and growth in reading and mathematics.
SB21-SSA1,3196 17Section 3196. 115.385 (1) (a) 1m. of the statutes is created to read:
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