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AB558-ASA1-AA4,11,118 (d) Using the information reported to the department as required under sub.
9(6m) (b) 3. and 5., annually, by October 1, prepare a report card for each private school
10participating in the program under this section and post the report cards on the
11department's Internet site.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 21z 12Section 21z. 118.60 (12) of the statutes is created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,11,1613 118.60 (12) The department may develop a format for private schools
14participating in the program under this section to electronically transmit scores from
15any standardized examination administered to pupils attending a participating
16private school.".
AB558-ASA1-AA4,11,17 176. Page 12, line 5: after that line insert:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,11,18 18" Section 22b. 119.16 (15) of the statutes is created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,11,2419 119.16 (15) Milwaukee parental choice program; report. Annually the board
20shall report to the legislature, in the manner provided under s. 13.172 (2), all of the
21costs it incurred in the previous school year in connection with the Milwaukee
22parental choice program under s. 119.23, including state and local transportation
23costs and the costs of providing special education and related services to pupils
24attending private schools under s. 119.23.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22em
1Section 22em. 119.23 (6m) (b) 5. of the statutes is created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,32 119.23 (6m) (b) 5. Electronic copies of the information described in par. (f) 1.
3within 2 weeks of receiving the scores.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22f 4Section 22f. 119.23 (6m) (e) and (f) of the statutes are created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,65 119.23 (6m) (e) Except as provided in sub. (6p), provide, annually to the
6department and upon request to any person, all of the following:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,87 1. Rates of graduation, truancy, attendance, suspension, and expulsion in the
8previous school year, categorized as specified in par. (b) 3. d.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,109 2. The private school's requirements for promotion from grade to grade and for
10graduation.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,1111 3. The private school's safety plan.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,1312 4. The number of pupils enrolled in the previous school year who were children
13with a disability, as defined s. 115.76 (5).
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,1514 5. The services provided by the private school to pupils who are children with
15a disability, as defined in s. 115.76 (5).
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,1916 6. The private school's attrition rate for teachers in the previous school year,
17as compared to the statewide attrition rate in the previous school year and the
18attrition rate of the school district operating under this chapter in the previous school
19year.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,2220 7. The private school's budget, specifying all existing indebtedness and all
21anticipated revenue from all sources during the ensuing fiscal year and all proposed
22expenditures during the ensuing fiscal year, and a 5-year budget plan.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,12,2523(f) 1. To the extent permitted under 20 USC 1232g and 43 CFR part 99, and
24except as provided in sub. (6p), keep paper copies of all of the following, printed in
25at least 12 point type, in a binder at the school's front desk:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,13,12
1a. Beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter,
2scores from any examinations administered as required under s. 118.30 (1s) in that
3school year. Scores under this subd. 1. a. shall be reported by grade and class and
4shall include the total number of questions, the number and percentage of questions
5each pupil answered correctly, the number of questions each pupil answered
6incorrectly, the mean percentile for the class, the mean average percentile
7distributions, and the mean percentage distributions for the examination as a whole
8and for each of the following topics and subtopics: reading, including determining
9meaning, understanding texts, analyzing texts, and evaluating and extending texts;
10mathematics, including processing number operations, geometry, measurement,
11statistics and probability, and algebraic relationships; science; social studies; and
12any other topic or subtopic included in the examination.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,13,1713 b. In the 2012-13 school year, if the private school has administered the Iowa
14test in the 5 preceding school years, the scores reported by school, grade, class, and
15subject for those 5 preceding school years, and if the private school administers the
16Iowa test in the 2013-14 school year and in any school year thereafter, the scores
17reported by school, grade, class, and subject for that school year.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,13,2118 c. If the private school administers any other standardized examinations,
19beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter, scores from
20those examinations reported in the same manner as scores are reported for the
21examinations described under subd. 1. b.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,13,2422 d. Beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter,
23scores from any ACT tests administered in that school year to pupils attending the
24private school, reported by grade and subject.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,14,4
1e. Beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter, the
2number of pupils attending the private school who were in advanced placement
3classes in the 5 preceding school years, the subjects, the percentage of pupils in each
4such class who passed, and the percentage of pupils in each such class who failed.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,14,952. To the extent permitted under 20 USC 1232g and 43 CFR part 99, and except
6as provided in sub. (6p), provide the parent of each pupil attending the school under
7this section with a paper copy of the information provided under subd. 1. as soon as
8the information becomes available, except that scores under subd. 1. b. shall be
9reported 2 times during the school year.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,14,1410 3. Provide the parent or guardian of a pupil attending the private school with
11a paper reporting, anonymously, the assessment scores for each pupil in the school
12on all examinations administered to the pupils when the examinations are
13administered in the same school year but on different occasions. Scores under this
14subdivision shall be reported by grade, class, and, when possible, subject.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,14,19154. To the extent permitted under 20 USC 1232g and 43 CFR part 99 and except
16as provided in sub. (6p), upon the written request of any person, provide an electronic
17or paper copy of the scores of standardized examinations administered to pupils
18attending the private school, categorized by classroom and by subject, within 10
19working days of the request.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,14,2220 5. Provide the Internet address of the Wisconsin Information Network for
21Successful Schools and the scores reported as required under subd. 1. b. in the school
22newsletter at least twice during the school term.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22h 23Section 22h. 119.23 (6p) of the statutes is created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,15,324 119.23 (6p) A private school participating in the program under this section
25is not required to categorize the information under sub. (6m) (e) 1. or disclose the

1information under sub. (6m) (e) and (f) 1., 2., and 4., if the number of pupils in a
2category is insufficient to yield statistically reliable information or the results would
3reveal personally identifiable information about an individual pupil.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22k 4Section 22k. 119.23 (7) (am) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 2011 Wisconsin
5Act 32
, is amended to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,15,186 119.23 (7) (am) 1. An independent financial audit of the private school
7conducted by an independent certified public accountant, accompanied by the
8auditor's statement that the report is free of material misstatements and fairly
9presents pupil costs under sub. (4) (b) 1. The audit under this subdivision shall be
10limited in scope to those records that are necessary for the department to make
11payments under subs. (4) and (4m), except that the certified public accountant
12conducting the audit shall include a report on the private school's compliance with
13par. (b) 4. and 6
. The auditor shall conduct his or her audit, including determining
14sample sizes and evaluating financial viability, in accordance with the auditing
15standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
16The department may not require an auditor to comply with standards that exceed
17the scope of the standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public
18Accountants.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22m 19Section 22m. 119.23 (7) (b) 8., 9., 10., 11. and 14. of the statutes are created
20to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,15,2221 119.23 (7) (b) 8. Post on the private school's Internet site the current report card
22prepared for the private school by the department as required under sub. (11) (d).
AB558-ASA1-AA4,15,2523 9. a. Except as provided in subd. 9. b., beginning in the 2012-13 school year,
24ensure that every teacher, supervisor, administrator, and professional staff member
25holds a license or permit to teach issued by the department.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,16,5
1b. For any teacher, supervisor, administrator, or professional staff member
2teaching in a participating private school on the effective date of this subd. 9. b. ....
3[LRB inserts date], ensure that the teacher, supervisor, administrator, or
4professional staff member holds a license or permit to teach issued by the department
5beginning in the 2017-18 school year.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,16,136 10. Develop policies on truancy, excused and unexcused absences, bullying,
7pupil engagement in learning activities, promoting the emotional development of
8pupils, student differentiation, promoting practices designed to provide instruction
9to each pupil based on the pupil's abilities, and promoting parental involvement and
10volunteerism. The latter policy shall describe the circumstances under which a
11pupil's parent or guardian may volunteer, shadow the pupil in school, and observe
12the pupil in the pupil's classes. The department shall develop model policies on all
13of these subjects.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,16,1814 11. a. Except as provided in subd. 11. b., make available the scores and other
15information prepared and reported under sub. (6m) (f) 1. on the private school's
16Internet site. The private school shall prominently display on the home page of the
17private school's Internet site a link to the scores reported as required under this subd.
1811. a.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,16,2119 b. If a private school does not have an Internet site, the information required
20to be made available under subd. 11. a. shall be made available on the Internet site
21of the religious entity that operates or oversees the private school.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,17,222 14. Annually evaluate the effectiveness of each teacher employed by the private
23school on the basis of pupil scores on the examinations administered under sub. (7)
24(e) 1.; the Measures of Academic Progress, developed by the Northwest Evaluation

1Association; the ACT tests; and the Scholastic Math Inventory and Scholastic
2Inventory assessments, developed by Scholastic, Inc.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22n 3Section 22n. 119.23 (7) (e) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 119.23 (7) (e) 1.
4(intro.) and amended to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,17,245 119.23 (7) (e) 1. (intro.) In the 2009-10 school year, each private school
6participating in the program under this section shall administer a nationally normed
7standardized test in reading, mathematics, and science to pupils attending the
8school under the program in the 4th, 8th, and 10th grades. Beginning in the 2010-11
9school year and annually thereafter, each private school participating in the program
10under this section shall administer the examinations required under s. 118.30 (1s)
11to pupils attending the school under the program. The private school may administer
12additional standardized tests to such pupils. Beginning in 2006 and annually
13thereafter until 2011, the private school shall provide the scores of all standardized
14tests and examinations that it administers under this subdivision to the School
15Choice Demonstration Project. If the private school administers the Iowa test to
16pupils, the private school shall determine the average scores and the mean
17percentage or mean percentile for each class and the percentile distribution of the
18scores of the pupils to whom the Iowa test was administered in each of the following
19categories and shall post the results of the determination under this subdivision on
20the Internet site of the private school, or, if the private school does not maintain an
21Internet site, on the Internet site of the religious entity that operates or oversees the
22private school, and shall provide a written copy of the results of this determination,
23reported by class and grade when possible, to the department and to the parent or
24guardian of each such pupil:
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22o 25Section 22o. 119.23 (7) (e) 1. a. to f. of the statutes are created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,1
1119.23 (7) (e) 1. a. Reading, including vocabulary and reading comprehension.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,32 b. Language, including spelling, capitalization, punctuation, usage, and
3expression.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,54 c. Math, including concepts, estimations, problem solving, data interpretation,
5and computation.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,66 d. Social studies.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,77 e. Sources of information, including maps, diagrams, and reference materials.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,88 f. Composite totals.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22q 9Section 22q. 119.23 (7) (e) 1m. of the statutes is created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,1210 119.23 (7) (e) 1m. The department shall post the information received from a
11private school that administers the Iowa exam, as provided under subd. 1., on the
12department's Internet site.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22s 13Section 22s. 119.23 (7) (f) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,1614 119.23 (7) (f) A private school that is not accredited under sub. (2) (a) 7. shall
15apply for accreditation by December 31 of the school year in which it enters or
16reenters the program under this section.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22u 17Section 22u. 119.23 (10) (am) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,1818 119.23 (10) (am) 4. The private school has violated s. 100.18 (1).
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22w 19Section 22w. 119.23 (10) (d) of the statutes, as affected by 2011 Wisconsin Act
2032
, is amended to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,18,2321 119.23 (10) (d) The state superintendent may withhold payment from a private
22school under subs. (4) and (4m) if the private school violates this section or s. 118.125
23(4)
.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22x 24Section 22x. 119.23 (11) (c) and (d) of the statutes are created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,19,3
1119.23 (11) (c) Develop a format for private schools participating in the
2program under this section to electronically transmit scores from the Iowa test when
3that test is administered by a participating private school.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,19,74 (d) Using the information reported to the department as required under sub.
5(6m) (b) 3. and 5., annually, by October 1, prepare a report card for each private school
6participating in the program under this section and post the report cards on the
7department's Internet site.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22y 8Section 22y. 119.23 (12) of the statutes is created to read:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,19,129 119.23 (12) The department may develop a format for private schools
10participating in the program under this section to electronically transmit scores from
11any standardized examination administered to pupils attending a participating
12private school.".
AB558-ASA1-AA4,19,13 137. Page 13, line 8: after that line insert:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,19,21 14"(3) Results of examinations. (a) By the 30th day after the day of publication
15of this act, each private school participating in the program under section 118.60 or
16119.23 of the statutes, as affected by this act, shall ensure that the results of all
17standard examinations administered in the previous 5 years to pupils attending the
18private school under section 118.60 or 119.23 of the statutes, as affected by this act,
19categorized by subject area, grade, sex, race, disability, and economic status, are
20provided to the department of public instruction. The department shall post the
21results on its Internet site.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,20,222 (b) A private school participating in the program under section 118.60 or 119.23
23of the statutes, as affected by this act, is not required to categorize the information
24under paragraph (a) if the number of pupils in a category is insufficient to yield

1statistically reliable information or the results would reveal personally identifiable
2information about an individual pupil.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,20,63 (4) School assessment guide. The department of public instruction shall
4ensure that the school assessment guide required under section 115.28 (27) of the
5statutes, as created by this act, is available by the first day of the 10th month
6beginning after the effective date of this subsection.".
AB558-ASA1-AA4,20,7 78. Page 13, line 15: delete "Teaching license.".
AB558-ASA1-AA4,20,8 89. Page 13, line 17: after that line insert:
AB558-ASA1-AA4,20,13 9"(2) The treatment of section 118.60 (6m) (e) and (f), (7) (am) 1., (b) 10., and (10)
10(am) 4. of the statutes first applies to private schools participating in the program
11under section 118.60 of the statutes and to pupils who apply to attend, and to pupils
12who attend, a private school under section 118.60 of the statutes in the 2012-13
13school year.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,20,1814 (3) The treatment of sections 119.16 (15) and 119.23 (6m) (e) and (f), (7) (am)
151., (b) 10., and (f), and (10) (am) 4. of the statutes first applies to private schools
16participating in the program under section 119.23 of the statutes and to pupils who
17apply to attend, and to pupils who attend, a private school under section 119.23 of
18the statutes in the 2012-13 school year.
AB558-ASA1-AA4,20,21 19(4) The treatment of section 118.225 (intro.) and (3) of the statutes first applies
20to pupil assessments and examinations administered during the 2012-13 school
21year.".
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