This is the preview version of the Wisconsin State Legislature site.
Please see http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov for the production version.
SB21,3199 16Section 3199. 115.385 (1) (a) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1242,1717 115.385 (1) (a) 4. Rates of attendance or of high school graduation.
SB21,3200 18Section 3200. 115.385 (1) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 115.385 (1) (b)
19(intro.) and amended to read:
SB21,1242,2320 115.385 (1) (b) (intro.) An index system to identify a school's level of
21performance and a school district's level of improvement and to annually place assign
22to
each school into and school district one of 5 performance categories. the following
23grade levels:
SB21,3201 24Section 3201. 115.385 (1) (b) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1242,2525 115.385 (1) (b) 1. "A — Significantly Exceeds Expectations."
SB21,3202
1Section 3202. 115.385 (1) (b) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1243,22 115.385 (1) (b) 2. "B — Exceeds Expectations."
SB21,3203 3Section 3203. 115.385 (1) (b) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1243,44 115.385 (1) (b) 3. "C — Meets Expectations."
SB21,3204 5Section 3204. 115.385 (1) (b) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1243,66 115.385 (1) (b) 4. "D — Meets Few Expectations."
SB21,3205 7Section 3205. 115.385 (1) (b) 5. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1243,88 115.385 (1) (b) 5. "F — Fails to Meet Expectations."
SB21,3206 9Section 3206. 115.385 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1243,1010 115.385 (1) (c) A qualitative definition for each of the 5 grade levels in par. (b).
SB21,3207 11Section 3207. 115.385 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1243,1312 115.385 (1m) For purposes of determining a school's performance or a school
13district's improvement under sub. (1) all of the following apply:
SB21,1243,1514 (a) The department may not include the following pupils or pupil assessment
15scores:
SB21,1243,1816 a. A pupil who attended a private school under the program under s. 118.60 or
17119.23 in the 8th grade and who transfers to a public school, including a charter
18school, for the 9th grade.
SB21,1243,2119 b. A pupil who was enrolled in a public school, including a charter school, in the
208th grade and who transfers to a private school under the program under s. 118.60
21or 119.23 for the 9th grade.
SB21,1243,2322 c. A pupil, other than a pupil enrolled in the 9th grade, who was enrolled in the
23school or school district for less than one year prior to taking the pupil assessment.
SB21,1244,224 (b) 1. Subject to subd. 2., if the department uses pupil assessment scores to
25determine a school's performance or a school district's improvement, the department

1shall account for the length of time a pupil was enrolled in the school or school district
2prior to taking the pupil assessment by weighting pupil assessment scores as follows:
SB21,1244,43 a. For a pupil who was enrolled in the school or school district for at least one
4year but less than 2 years prior to taking the pupil assessment, multiply by 1.
SB21,1244,65 b. For a pupil who was enrolled in the school or school district for at least 2 years
6but less than 3 years prior to taking the pupil assessment, multiply by 2.
SB21,1244,87 c. For a pupil who was enrolled in the school or school district for more than 3
8years prior to taking the pupil assessment, multiply by 3.
SB21,1244,119 2. The department may not, for purposes of determining a school's
10performance, account for the length of time a 9th grade pupil was enrolled in the
11school.
SB21,1244,2012 (c) The department shall consider the impact of poverty on pupil achievement
13and growth by adjusting the importance given to the measures under sub. (1) (a) 1.
14and 1m. based on the percentage of pupils in the school or school district who are
15economically disadvantaged. In this paragraph, an economically disadvantaged
16pupil is a pupil that satisfies either the income eligibility criteria for a free or
17reduced-price lunch under 42 USC 1758 (b) (1) or other measures of poverty, as
18determined by the department. Of the total weight the department allocates to the
19measures under sub. (1) (a) 1. and 1m. for the purpose of determining a school's
20performance or a school district's improvement, the department shall do as follows:
SB21,1244,2321 1. If 5 percent or less of the school or school district membership is comprised
22of economically disadvantaged pupils, weight the measure under sub. (1) (a) 1. at 90
23percent and the measure under sub. (1) (a) 1m. at 10 percent.
SB21,1245,3
12. If 65 percent or more of the school or school district membership is comprised
2of economically disadvantaged pupils, weight the measure under sub. (1) (a) 1. at 10
3percent and the measure under sub. (1) (a) 1m. at 90 percent.
SB21,1245,64 3. If the percentage of economically disadvantaged pupils in the school or school
5district membership is more than 5 percent but less than 65 percent, the department
6shall determine the weight of the measures under sub. (1) (a) 1. as follows:
SB21,1245,77 a. Divide 80 by 60.
SB21,1245,98 b. Multiply the quotient determined under subd. 3. a. by the percentage of
9economically disadvantaged pupils in the school or school district membership.
SB21,1245,1010 c. Add 3.35 to the result under subd. 3. b.
SB21,1245,1511 4. If the percentage of economically disadvantaged pupils in the school or school
12district membership is more than 5 percent but less than 65 percent, the department
13shall determine the weight of the measures under sub. (1) (a) 1m. by subtracting the
14weight given to the measures under sub. (1) (a) 1. as determined under subd. 3. from
15100.
SB21,3208 16Section 3208. 115.385 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1246,217 115.385 (2) Beginning one year after a charter school established under s.
18118.40 (2r) or a private school participating in a parental choice program under s.
19118.60 or 119.23 begins using the student information system under s. 115.28 (12)
20(b), or begins using a system that is interoperable with that system, the
with the
21accountability report published for the 2015-16 school year, the
department shall
22include the school in its annual school accountability report under sub. (1) charter
23schools established under s. 118.40 (2r) and private schools participating in a
24parental choice program under s. 118.60 or 119.23. The department shall use the

1same criteria to measure the performance of all schools included in the annual school
2accountability report
.
SB21,3209 3Section 3209. 115.385 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1246,74 115.385 (3) On an accountability report published for a private school
5participating in a program under s. 118.60 or 119.23, the department shall specify
6the percentage of pupils attending the private school under the program and comply
7with one of the following:
SB21,1246,108 (a) For a private school that submits achievement data only for those pupils
9attending the private school under the program, identify the grade derived from data
10about those pupils as the choice pupil grade.
SB21,1246,1711 (b) For a private school that submits achievement data for those pupils
12attending the private school under s. 118.60 or 119.23 and achievement data for all
13other pupils attending the private school, identify the grade derived from data about
14pupils attending the school under s. 118.60 or 119.23 as the choice pupil grade. The
15department shall also identify a 2nd grade, derived from data about all pupils
16attending the private school including pupils attending the private school under s.
17118.60 or 119.23, as the private school grade.
SB21,3210 18Section 3210. 115.385 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1247,319 115.385 (4) Annually, each public school, including a charter school, and each
20private school participating in a parental choice program under s. 118.60 or 119.23
21shall provide a copy of the school's accountability report to the parent or guardian of
22each pupil enrolled in or attending the school. Each school shall simultaneously
23provide to the parent or guardian of each pupil enrolled in the school a list of the
24educational options available to children who reside in the pupil's resident school
25district, including public schools, private schools participating in a parental choice

1program, charter schools, virtual schools, full-time open enrollment, youth options,
2course options, and options for pupils enrolled in a home-based private educational
3program.
SB21,3211 4Section 3211. 115.385 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1247,85 115.385 (5) Beginning in the 2017-18 school year and biennially thereafter, the
6appropriate standing committee of each house of the legislature shall conduct a
7review of school and school district accountability reports published under this
8section.
SB21,3212 9Section 3212. 115.42 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1247,1310 115.42 (2) (c) The amount of each grant under par. (a) shall be $5,000 in any
11school year in which the recipient is employed in a school in which at least 60 percent
12of the pupils enrolled are eligible satisfy the income eligibility criteria for a free or
13reduced-price lunch under 42 USC 1758 (b) (1).
SB21,3213 14Section 3213. 115.43 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1247,1715 115.43 (1) Definition. In this section, " economically disadvantaged pupil"
16means a pupil who is eligible satisfies the income eligibility criteria for a free or
17reduced-price lunch under 42 USC 1758 (b) (1).
SB21,3214 18Section 3214. 115.43 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1247,2519 115.43 (2) (b) From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (3) (fz), award precollege
20scholarships, on a competitive basis, to economically disadvantaged pupils who
21enroll in a technical college or in college or university classes or programs designed
22to improve academic skills that are essential for success in postsecondary school
23education. The state superintendent shall give preference to economically
24disadvantaged pupils who are inadequately represented in the technical college
25colleges and the University of Wisconsin Systems System Authority.
SB21,3215
1Section 3215. 115.436 (2) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3216 2Section 3216. 115.437 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 115.437 (2) (intro.) and
3amended to read:
SB21,1248,84 115.437 (2) (intro.) Annually Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, annually
5on the 4th Monday of March, the department shall pay to each school district an
6amount equal to the average of the number of pupils enrolled in the school district
7in the current and 2 preceding school years multiplied by $75 in the 2013-14 school
8year and by $150 in each school year thereafter.
determined as follows:
SB21,1248,10 9(3) The department shall make the payments under this section from the
10appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (aq).
SB21,3217 11Section 3217. 115.437 (2) (a) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1248,1412 115.437 (2) (a) Divide the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (aq) for the
13current fiscal year by the total number of pupils enrolled in all school districts in the
14current school year.
SB21,3218 15Section 3218. 115.437 (2) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1248,1716 115.437 (2) (b) Multiply the quotient under par. (a) by the number of pupils
17enrolled in the school district in the current school year.
SB21,3219 18Section 3219. 115.53 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1249,419 115.53 (4) Apply to the board of directors of the University of Wisconsin
20Hospitals and Clinics Authority or the University of Wisconsin System Authority for
21admission to the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics or the University of
22Wisconsin System Authority
of any pupil at the school operated by the Wisconsin
23Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing or the school
24operated by the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The
25application shall be accompanied by the report of a physician appointed by the

1director of the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of
2Hearing or the director of the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
3and shall be in the same form as reports of other physicians for admission of patients
4to such hospital.
SB21,3220 5Section 3220. 115.77 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1249,96 115.77 (1) In sub. (1m) (a) to (d), except as provided in s. 118.51 (12) (a) and (b)
72., if a child with a disability is attending a public school in a nonresident school
8district under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4), "local educational agency"
9means the school district that the child is attending.
SB21,3221 10Section 3221. 115.777 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1249,1811 115.777 (1) (a) A physician, nurse, psychologist, social worker or administrator
12of a social agency who reasonably believes that a child brought to him or her for
13services has a disability shall refer the child to the local educational agency. If the
14local educational agency to whom the referral is made is the school district in which
15the child resides but the child is attending a public school in a nonresident school
16district under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4), the school board of the school
17district in which the child resides shall provide the name of the child and related
18information to the school board of the school district that the child is attending.
SB21,1250,219 (b) A person who is required to be licensed under s. 115.28 (7), who is employed
20by a local educational agency and who reasonably believes a child has a disability,
21shall refer the child to the local educational agency. If the local educational agency
22to whom the referral is made is the school district that the child is attending but the
23child is a nonresident attending a public school in that school district under s. 118.50,
24118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4), the school board of the school district that the child

1is attending shall provide the name of the child and related information to the school
2board of the child's school district of residence.
SB21,1250,103 (c) Any person other than those specified under par. (a) or (b) who reasonably
4believes that a child is a child with a disability may refer the child to a local
5educational agency. If the local educational agency to whom the referral is made is
6the school district in which the child resides but the child is attending a public school
7in a nonresident school district under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4), the
8school board of the school district in which the child resides shall provide the name
9of the child and related information to the school board of the school district that the
10child is attending.
SB21,3222 11Section 3222. 115.78 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1250,1512 115.78 (1) Definition. In this section, for a child who is attending a public
13school in a nonresident school district under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4),
14"local educational agency" means the school board of the school district that the child
15is attending.
SB21,3223 16Section 3223. 115.78 (1m) (h) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1250,2017 115.78 (1m) (h) If the child is attending a public school in a nonresident school
18district under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4), at least one person designated
19by the school board of the child's school district of residence who has knowledge or
20special expertise about the child.
SB21,3224 21Section 3224. 115.79 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1251,322 115.79 (1) (b) An educational placement is provided to implement a child's
23individualized education program. Except as provided in s. 118.51 (12) (a) and (b)
242., if a child with a disability is attending a public school in a nonresident school
25district under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4), the school board of the school

1district that the child is attending shall provide an educational placement for the
2child and shall pay tuition charges instead of the school district in which the child
3resides if required by the placement.
SB21,3225 4Section 3225. 115.792 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1251,115 115.792 (1) (b) The local educational agency shall establish and maintain
6procedures to ensure that a child's parents are provided prior written notice
7whenever the local educational agency proposes to initiate or change, or refuses to
8initiate or change, the identification, evaluation or educational placement of the
9child, or the provision of a free appropriate public education to the child. In this
10paragraph, "local educational agency" includes the nonresident school district that
11a child is attending under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4).
SB21,3226 12Section 3226. 115.792 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1251,1513 115.792 (3) (a) In this subsection, "local educational agency" includes the
14nonresident school district that a child is attending under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84
15(1) (a) or (4).
SB21,3227 16Section 3227. 115.80 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1251,2417 115.80 (8) Except as provided in 20 USC 1415 (k), during the pendency of any
18proceedings under this section, the local educational agency may not change the
19educational placement of a child unless the child's parents agree to the change. If
20the child is applying for initial admission to a public school, the child shall, with the
21consent of the child's parents, be placed in the public school program until all
22proceedings under this section have been completed. In this subsection, "local
23educational agency" includes the nonresident school district that a child is attending
24under s. 118.50, 118.51, or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4).
SB21,3228 25Section 3228. 115.82 (2) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1252,3
1115.82 (2) (c) If the child is attending a public school in a nonresident school
2district under s. 118.50, the school district specified to do so in the whole grade
3sharing agreement shall provide transportation.
SB21,3229 4Section 3229. 115.88 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1252,135 115.88 (8) Enrollment out of state. If a child with a disability is enrolled in
6a public special education program located in another state and the state
7superintendent is satisfied that the program in which the child is enrolled complies
8with this subchapter, the state superintendent shall certify to the department of
9administration in favor of the school district in which the child resides or the school
10district attended by the child under s. 118.50, 118.51 , or 121.84 (1) (a) or (4) a sum
11equal to the amount expended by the school district during the preceding year for the
12additional costs associated with the child's special education program as costs
13eligible for reimbursement from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (b).
SB21,3230 14Section 3230. 116.01 of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1252,24 15116.01 Purpose. The organization of school districts in Wisconsin is such that
16the legislature recognizes the need for benefit of a service unit between the school
17district and the state superintendent. The cooperative educational service agencies
18are designed to serve educational needs in all areas of Wisconsin by serving as a link
19both between school districts and between school districts and the state. Cooperative
20educational service agencies may provide leadership, coordination, and education
21services to school districts, University of Wisconsin System institutions, and
22technical colleges. Cooperative educational service agencies may facilitate
23communication and cooperation among all public, private, and tribal schools, and all
24public and private agencies and organizations, that provide services to pupils.
SB21,3231 25Section 3231. 116.03 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3232
1Section 3232. 116.03 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1253,72 116.03 (5) Determine each school district's proportional share of the cost of the
3maintenance and operation of the office of the board of control and agency
4administrator and to match any federal funds received by the agency for vocational
5education administration less any amount received under s. 116.08 (1). No cost may
6be assessed against a school district that has withdrawn under s. 116.065 for
7expenses incurred while the school district is not in the agency.
Loading...
Loading...