2003 WISCONSIN ACT
An Act to amend 118.40 (2r) (c) 1. and 121.54 (2) (c); and to repeal and recreate 118.40 (2r) (c) 2. of the statutes; relating to: charter schools located in a 1st class city school district.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
AB261, s. 1
118.40 (2r) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
118.40 (2r) (c) 1. Only Except as provided in subd. 2., only pupils who reside in the school district in which a charter school established under this subsection is located may attend the charter school.
AB261, s. 2
118.40 (2r) (c) 2. of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
118.40 (2r) (c) 2. A pupil who resides outside the school district operating under ch. 119 may attend a charter school established under this subsection in the school district operating under ch. 119, but the charter school shall give preference in admissions to pupils who reside in the school district operating under ch. 119.
AB261, s. 3
121.54 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
121.54 (2) (c) An annual or special meeting of a common or union high school district, or the school board of a unified school district, or the board of school directors in charge of the school district operating under ch. 119, may elect to provide transportation for pupils who are not required to be transported under this section, including pupils attending public school under s. 118.145 (4). Transportation may be provided for all or some of the pupils who reside in the school district to and from the public school they are entitled to attend; the charter school that they attend; or the private school, within or outside the school district, within whose attendance area they reside. If transportation is provided for less than all such pupils there shall be reasonable uniformity in the minimum distance that pupils attending public, charter, and private schools will be transported. Except for elementary school districts electing to furnish transportation under par. (b) 2., this paragraph does not permit a school district operating only elementary grades to provide transportation for pupils attending private schools.