39.39(2)(a) (a) Make stipend loans from the appropriations under s. 20.235 (1) (cg) and (gg).
39.39(2)(b) (b) Promulgate rules to administer this section, including rules establishing loan amounts and the criteria and procedures for loan forgiveness and for selecting loan recipients. Loan recipients shall be selected on the basis of financial need, as determined by the board, using the needs analysis methodology used under s. 39.435.
39.39(3) (3) Beginning in the 1991-92 fiscal year, $15,000 annually shall be awarded under sub. (1) (a) 5. for stipend loans.
39.39(4) (4) The board may not make any original stipend loans under this section.
39.39 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. HEA 8, Wis. adm. code.
39.393 39.393 Nursing student loan program.
39.393(1) (1) The board shall establish a loan program to defray the cost of tuition, fees, and expenses for persons enrolled in any of the following:
39.393(1)(a) (a) A program in this state that confers an associate degree in nursing.
39.393(1)(b) (b) A program in this state that confers a bachelor's degree in nursing.
39.393(1)(c) (c) A program in this state that confers a 2nd degree that will make the person eligible for licensure under s. 441.06 or 441.10.
39.393(1)(d) (d) A program in this state that confers a diploma in nursing.
39.393(1)(e) (e) A program in this state that confers a master's degree in nursing.
39.393(1)(f) (f) A program in this state that confers a doctoral degree in nursing.
39.393(2) (2) Beginning in the 2002-03 fiscal year, the board shall make loans under this section from the appropriation under s. 20.235 (1) (cm). The maximum amount of loan for a person during any fiscal year is $3,000. The maximum that a person may receive under this section is $15,000. The board shall ensure that the terms of the loan do not require a loan recipient to repay the loan while the recipient is enrolled in a program under sub. (1).
39.393(3) (3) After the recipient of a loan under sub. (1) has completed the program described in sub. (1), the board shall forgive 25 percent of the loan's principal and interest after the first full year and 25 percent of the loan's principal and interest after the 2nd full year that the recipient has been employed full time in this state as a nurse or nurse educator. The board may forgive loans on a prorated basis for persons who are employed less than full time.
39.393(4) (4) The board shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this section.
39.393 History History: 2001 a. 16; 2005 a. 368; 2013 a. 114.
39.397 39.397 School leadership loan program.
39.397(1) (1) The board shall establish a loan program for students selected by the board in a competitive application process who meet all of the following requirements:
39.397(1)(a) (a) Are enrolled in a school leadership program at an institution of the University of Wisconsin System that permits students to earn degrees in less time than a traditional school leadership program and that includes a required mentorship or apprenticeship component.
39.397(1)(b) (b) Are nominated by a superintendent of a school district.
39.397(2) (2)
39.397(2)(a)(a) Loans under sub. (1) shall be made from the appropriation under s. 20.235 (1) (cu). Except as provided in par. (b), loans under sub. (1) shall be repaid at an annual interest rate of 5 percent.
39.397(2)(b) (b) The board shall forgive 25 percent of the loan and 25 percent of the interest on the loan for each school year the recipient satisfies all of the following:
39.397(2)(b)1. 1. The recipient is employed in a school leadership position in an elementary or secondary school in this state.
39.397(2)(b)2. 2. The recipient receives a rating of proficient or distinguished on the educator effectiveness system or the equivalent in a school that does not use the educator effectiveness system.
39.397(3) (3) The board shall deposit in the general fund as general purpose revenue-earned all repayments of loans made under sub. (1) and the interest on the loans.
39.397 History History: 2017 a. 59.
39.398 39.398 Teachers and orientation and mobility instructors of visually impaired pupils loan program.
39.398(1) (1)
39.398(1)(a)(a) The board shall establish a loan program to defray the cost of tuition, fees and expenses for residents of this state enrolled in a program that prepares persons to be licensed as teachers of visually impaired pupils or as orientation and mobility instructors, as defined by the board by rule, at an accredited institution of higher education in this state or in a physically adjacent state, as defined in s. 175.46 (1) (d). To the extent possible, the board shall give preference, to persons who are likely to return to this state to work with visually impaired persons.
39.398(1)(b) (b) The board shall make loans under this section from the appropriation under s. 20.235 (1) (cx). The maximum amount of a loan for a person during any fiscal year is $10,000. The maximum amount that a person may receive under this section is $40,000. The terms of the loan shall provide that a loan recipient is not required to repay the loan while the loan recipient is enrolled in the preparatory program described in par. (a).
39.398(2) (2)
39.398(2)(a)(a) After the recipient of a loan under sub. (1) has completed the preparatory program described in sub. (1), the board shall forgive 25 percent of the loan's principal and interest for the first fiscal year, 25 percent of the loan's principal and interest for the 2nd fiscal year and 50 percent of the loan's principal and interest for the 3rd fiscal year that the recipient is licensed and employed full-time in this state as a teacher of visually impaired pupils or as an orientation and mobility instructor by a school district, the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired or a cooperative educational service agency. The board may forgive loans on a prorated basis for persons employed less than full-time.
39.398(2)(b) (b) The board shall promulgate rules to administer this section.
39.398 History History: 1999 a. 144.
39.398 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. HEA 14, Wis. adm. code.
39.399 39.399 Teacher loan program.
39.399(1g) (1g) In this section:
39.399(1g)(a) (a) “Rural county" means a county that satisfies all of the following:
39.399(1g)(a)1. 1. The county does not include any urbanized area.
39.399(1g)(a)2. 2. Less than 25 percent of persons residing in the county are employed in another county that includes an urbanized area.
39.399(1g)(a)3. 3. Less than 25 percent of persons employed in the county reside in another county that includes an urbanized area.
39.399(1g)(b) (b) “Urbanized area" has the meaning given in 23 USC 134 (b) (7).
39.399(1m) (1m) The board shall establish a teacher loan program for students who meet all of the following requirements:
39.399(1m)(a) (a) Are residents of this state enrolled at least half-time as sophomores, juniors, or seniors in an institution of higher education, as defined in 20 USC 1001 (a) and (b), located in this state.
39.399(1m)(b) (b) Are enrolled in programs of study leading to a teacher's license in a discipline identified as a teacher shortage area for this state by the federal department of education.
39.399(1m)(c) (c) Have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale or the equivalent.
39.399(2) (2) A student eligible for a loan under sub. (1m) may be awarded loans of up to $10,000 annually for not more than 3 years, with a maximum of $30,000 in loans to a student under this section.
39.399(3) (3)
39.399(3)(a)(a) Loans under sub. (1m) shall be made from the appropriation under s. 20.235 (1) (ct). Except as provided in par. (b), loans under sub. (1m) shall be repaid at an annual interest rate of 5 percent.
39.399(3)(b) (b) The board shall forgive 25 percent of the loan and 25 percent of the interest on the loan for each school year the recipient satisfies all of the following:
39.399(3)(b)1. 1. The recipient is employed, as a full-time teacher in a high-demand area related to the recipient's discipline under sub. (1m) (b), by a public or private elementary or secondary school in the city of Milwaukee or in a school district in a rural county.
39.399(3)(b)2. 2. The recipient receives a rating of proficient or distinguished on the educator effectiveness system or the equivalent in a school that does not use the educator effectiveness system.
39.399(4) (4) The board shall deposit in the general fund as general purpose revenue-earned all repayments of loans made under sub. (1m) and the interest on the loans.
39.399 History History: 2015 a. 55, 359.
39.40 39.40 Minority teacher loan program.
39.40(1) (1) In this section “minority student" means a student who is any of the following:
39.40(1)(a) (a) A Black American.
39.40(1)(b) (b) An American Indian.
39.40(1)(c) (c) A Hispanic, as defined in s. 16.287 (1) (d).
39.40(1)(d) (d) A person admitted to the United States after December 31, 1975, who is either a former citizen of Laos, Vietnam or Cambodia or whose ancestor was or is a citizen of Laos, Vietnam or Cambodia.
39.40(2) (2) The board shall establish a loan program for minority students who meet all of the following requirements:
39.40(2)(am) (am) Are residents of this state enrolled at least half-time as sophomores, juniors, or seniors in an institution of higher education, as defined in 20 USC 1001 (a) and (b), located in this state.
39.40(2)(bm) (bm) Are enrolled in programs of study leading to a teacher's license in a discipline identified as a teacher shortage area for this state by the federal department of education.
39.40(2)(dm) (dm) Have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale or the equivalent.
39.40(2m) (2m) A student eligible for a loan under sub. (2) may be awarded loans of up to $10,000 annually for not more than 3 years, with a maximum of $30,000 in loans to a student under this section.
39.40(3) (3)
39.40(3)(a)(a) Loans under sub. (2) shall be made from the appropriation under s. 20.235 (1) (cr). Except as provided in par. (b), loans under sub. (2) shall be repaid at an annual interest rate of 5 percent.
39.40(3)(b) (b) The board shall forgive 25 percent of the loan and 25 percent of the interest on the loan for each school year the recipient satisfies all of the following:
39.40(3)(b)1. 1. The recipient is employed by a public or private elementary or secondary school in the city of Milwaukee as a full-time teacher in a high-demand area related to the recipient's discipline under sub. (2) (bm).
39.40(3)(b)2. 2. The recipient receives a rating of proficient or distinguished on the educator effectiveness system or the equivalent in a school that does not use the educator effectiveness system.
39.40(4) (4) The board shall deposit in the general fund as general purpose revenue-earned all repayments of loans made under sub. (2) and the interest on the loans.
39.40(5) (5) The board shall administer the repayment and forgiveness of loans made under s. 36.25 (16), 1993 stats. The board shall treat such loans as if they had been made under sub. (2).
39.40 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. HEA 11, Wis. adm. code.
39.41 39.41 Academic excellence higher education scholarships.
39.41(1)(1) In this section:
39.41(1)(ae) (ae) “Executive secretary" means the executive secretary of the board.
39.41(1)(ag) (ag) “Faculty of the high school" means the principal administrative unit of the faculty personnel of a high school designated under sub. (1m) (j).
39.41(1)(aj) (aj) “Governing body of a private school" has the meaning given in s. 115.001 (3d).
39.41(1)(av) (av) “School board" has the meaning given in s. 115.001 (7).
39.41(1)(b) (b) “School district" has the meaning given in s. 115.01 (3).
39.41(1)(bm) (bm) “Senior" means a pupil enrolled in the 12th grade in a public or private high school, a tribal school, the school operated by the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, or the school operated by the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
39.41(1)(br) (br) “Tribal school" has the meaning given in s. 115.001 (15m).
39.41(1)(c) (c) “Vocational diploma" means a diploma granted to a person who has completed a 2-year, full-time program in an area designated and approved by the technical college system board for which the course requirements are established by that board.
39.41(1m) (1m)
39.41(1m)(a)(a) Subject to par. (d), by February 25 of each school year, the school board of each school district operating one or more high schools and the governing body of each private high school and of each tribal high school shall:
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 135 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before December 14, 2017. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after December 14, 2017 are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-14-17)