(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 10
participating in the program under this section and post the report cards on the 11
department's Internet site.
The department may develop a format for private schools 14
participating in the program under this section to electronically transmit scores from 15
any standardized examination administered to pupils attending a participating 16
119.16 (15) Milwaukee parental choice program; report.
Annually the board 20
shall report to the legislature, in the manner provided under s. 13.172 (2), all of the 21
costs it incurred in the previous school year in connection with the Milwaukee 22
parental choice program under s. 119.23, including state and local transportation 23
costs and the costs of providing special education and related services to pupils 24
attending private schools under s. 119.23.
(b) 5. Electronic copies of the information described in par. (f) 1. 3
within 2 weeks of receiving the scores.
(e) Except as provided in sub. (6p), provide, annually to the 6
department and upon request to any person, all of the following:
1. Rates of graduation, truancy, attendance, suspension, and expulsion in the 8
previous school year, categorized as specified in par. (b) 3. d.
2. The private school's requirements for promotion from grade to grade and for 10
3. The private school's safety plan.
4. The number of pupils enrolled in the previous school year who were children 13
with a disability, as defined s. 115.76 (5).
5. The services provided by the private school to pupils who are children with 15
a disability, as defined in s. 115.76 (5).
6. The private school's attrition rate for teachers in the previous school year, 17
as compared to the statewide attrition rate in the previous school year and the 18
attrition rate of the school district operating under this chapter in the previous school 19
7. The private school's budget, specifying all existing indebtedness and all 21
anticipated revenue from all sources during the ensuing fiscal year and all proposed 22
expenditures during the ensuing fiscal year, and a 5-year budget plan.
(f) 1. To the extent permitted under 20 USC 1232g
CFR part 99, and 24
except as provided in sub. (6p), keep paper copies of all of the following, printed in 25
at least 12 point type, in a binder at the school's front desk:
a. Beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter, 2
scores from any examinations administered as required under s. 118.30 (1s) in that 3
school year. Scores under this subd. 1. a. shall be reported by grade and class and 4
shall include the total number of questions, the number and percentage of questions 5
each pupil answered correctly, the number of questions each pupil answered 6
incorrectly, the mean percentile for the class, the mean average percentile 7
distributions, and the mean percentage distributions for the examination as a whole 8
and for each of the following topics and subtopics: reading, including determining 9
meaning, understanding texts, analyzing texts, and evaluating and extending texts; 10
mathematics, including processing number operations, geometry, measurement, 11
statistics and probability, and algebraic relationships; science; social studies; and 12
any other topic or subtopic included in the examination.
b. In the 2012-13 school year, if the private school has administered the Iowa 14
test in the 5 preceding school years, the scores reported by school, grade, class, and 15
subject for those 5 preceding school years, and if the private school administers the 16
Iowa test in the 2013-14 school year and in any school year thereafter, the scores 17
reported by school, grade, class, and subject for that school year.
c. If the private school administers any other standardized examinations, 19
beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter, scores from 20
those examinations reported in the same manner as scores are reported for the 21
examinations described under subd. 1. b.
d. Beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter, 23
scores from any ACT tests administered in that school year to pupils attending the 24
private school, reported by grade and subject.
e. Beginning in the 2012-13 school year and in every school year thereafter, the 2
number of pupils attending the private school who were in advanced placement 3
classes in the 5 preceding school years, the subjects, the percentage of pupils in each 4
such class who passed, and the percentage of pupils in each such class who failed.
2. To the extent permitted under 20 USC 1232g
CFR part 99, and except 6
as provided in sub. (6p), provide the parent of each pupil attending the school under 7
this section with a paper copy of the information provided under subd. 1. as soon as 8
the information becomes available, except that scores under subd. 1. b. shall be 9
reported 2 times during the school year.
3. Provide the parent or guardian of a pupil attending the private school with 11
a paper reporting, anonymously, the assessment scores for each pupil in the school 12
on all examinations administered to the pupils when the examinations are 13
administered in the same school year but on different occasions. Scores under this 14
subdivision shall be reported by grade, class, and, when possible, subject.
4. To the extent permitted under 20 USC 1232g
CFR part 99 and except 16
as provided in sub. (6p), upon the written request of any person, provide an electronic 17
or paper copy of the scores of standardized examinations administered to pupils 18
attending the private school, categorized by classroom and by subject, within 10 19
working days of the request.
5. Provide the Internet address of the Wisconsin Information Network for 21
Successful Schools and the scores reported as required under subd. 1. b. in the school 22
newsletter at least twice during the school term.
A private school participating in the program under this section 25
is not required to categorize the information under sub. (6m) (e) 1. or disclose the
information under sub. (6m) (e) and (f) 1., 2., and 4., if the number of pupils in a 2
category is insufficient to yield statistically reliable information or the results would 3
reveal personally identifiable information about an individual pupil.
(am) 1. An independent financial audit of the private school 7
conducted by an independent certified public accountant, accompanied by the 8
auditor's statement that the report is free of material misstatements and fairly 9
presents pupil costs under sub. (4) (b) 1. The audit under this subdivision shall be 10
limited in scope to those records that are necessary for the department to make 11
payments 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 14
sample sizes and evaluating financial viability, in accordance with the auditing 15
standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 16
The department may not require an auditor to comply with standards that exceed 17
the scope of the standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public 18
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22m
119.23 (7) (b) 8., 9., 10., 11. and 14. of the statutes are created 20
(b) 8. Post on the private school's Internet site the current report card 22
prepared for the private school by the department as required under sub. (11) (d).
9. a. Except as provided in subd. 9. b., beginning in the 2012-13 school year, 24
ensure that every teacher, supervisor, administrator, and professional staff member 25
holds a license or permit to teach issued by the department.
b. For any teacher, supervisor, administrator, or professional staff member 2
teaching 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 4
professional staff member holds a license or permit to teach issued by the department 5
beginning in the 2017-18 school year.
10. Develop policies on truancy, excused and unexcused absences, bullying, 7
pupil engagement in learning activities, promoting the emotional development of 8
pupils, student differentiation, promoting practices designed to provide instruction 9
to each pupil based on the pupil's abilities, and promoting parental involvement and 10
volunteerism. The latter policy shall describe the circumstances under which a 11
pupil's parent or guardian may volunteer, shadow the pupil in school, and observe 12
the pupil in the pupil's classes. The department shall develop model policies on all 13
of these subjects.
11. a. Except as provided in subd. 11. b., make available the scores and other 15
information prepared and reported under sub. (6m) (f) 1. on the private school's 16
Internet site. The private school shall prominently display on the home page of the 17
private school's Internet site a link to the scores reported as required under this subd. 18
b. If a private school does not have an Internet site, the information required 20
to be made available under subd. 11. a. shall be made available on the Internet site 21
of the religious entity that operates or oversees the private school.
14. Annually evaluate the effectiveness of each teacher employed by the private 23
school 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
Association; the ACT tests; and the Scholastic Math Inventory and Scholastic 2
Inventory assessments, developed by Scholastic, Inc.
AB558-ASA1-AA4, s. 22n
119.23 (7) (e) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 119.23 (7) (e) 1. 4
(intro.) and amended to read:
(e) 1. (intro.) In the 2009-10 school year, each private school 6
participating in the program under this section shall administer a nationally normed 7
standardized test in reading, mathematics, and science to pupils attending the 8
school under the program in the 4th, 8th, and 10th grades. Beginning in the 2010-11 9
school year and annually thereafter, each private school participating in the program 10
under this section shall administer the examinations required under s. 118.30 (1s) 11
to pupils attending the school under the program. The private school may administer 12
additional standardized tests to such pupils. Beginning in 2006 and annually 13
thereafter until 2011, the private school shall provide the scores of all standardized 14
tests and examinations that it administers under this subdivision to the School 15
Choice 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:
(e) 1. a. Reading, including vocabulary and reading comprehension.
b. Language, including spelling, capitalization, punctuation, usage, and 3
c. Math, including concepts, estimations, problem solving, data interpretation, 5
d. Social studies.
e. Sources of information, including maps, diagrams, and reference materials.
f. Composite totals.
(e) 1m. The department shall post the information received from a 11
private school that administers the Iowa exam, as provided under subd. 1., on the 12
department's Internet site.
(f) A private school that is not accredited under sub. (2) (a) 7. shall 15
apply for accreditation by December 31 of the school year in which it enters or 16
reenters the program under this section.
(am) 4. The private school has violated s. 100.18 (1).
(d) The state superintendent may withhold payment from a private 22
school under subs. (4) and (4m) if the private school violates this section or s. 118.125
(c) Develop a format for private schools participating in the 2
program under this section to electronically transmit scores from the Iowa test when 3
that test is administered by a participating private school.
(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 6
participating in the program under this section and post the report cards on the 7
department's Internet site.
The department may develop a format for private schools 10
participating in the program under this section to electronically transmit scores from 11
any standardized examination administered to pupils attending a participating 12
"(3) Results of examinations.
(a) By the 30th day after the day of publication 15
of this act, each private school participating in the program under section 118.60 or 16
119.23 of the statutes, as affected by this act, shall ensure that the results of all 17
standard examinations administered in the previous 5 years to pupils attending the 18
private school under section 118.60 or 119.23 of the statutes, as affected by this act, 19
categorized by subject area, grade, sex, race, disability, and economic status, are 20
provided to the department of public instruction. The department shall post the 21
results on its Internet site.
(b) A private school participating in the program under section 118.60 or 119.23 23
of the statutes, as affected by this act, is not required to categorize the information 24
under paragraph (a) if the number of pupils in a category is insufficient to yield
statistically reliable information or the results would reveal personally identifiable 2
information about an individual pupil.
(4) School assessment guide.
The department of public instruction shall 4
ensure that the school assessment guide required under section 115.28 (27) of the 5
statutes, as created by this act, is available by the first day of the 10th month 6
beginning after the effective date of this subsection.".
"(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 11
under section 118.60 of the statutes and to pupils who apply to attend, and to pupils 12
who attend, a private school under section 118.60 of the statutes in the 2012-13 13
(3) The treatment of sections 119.16 (15) and 119.23 (6m) (e) and (f), (7) (am) 15
1., (b) 10., and (f), and (10) (am) 4. of the statutes first applies to private schools 16
participating in the program under section 119.23 of the statutes and to pupils who 17
apply to attend, and to pupils who attend, a private school under section 119.23 of 18
the statutes in the 2012-13 school year.
(4) The treatment of section 118.225 (intro.) and (3) of the statutes first applies 20
to pupil assessments and examinations administered during the 2012-13 school 21