(a) The public schools and the manner of conducting and grading such schools.
(b) The supervisory and administrative employes appointed under sub. (3), 14
principals, vice principals and teachers of the system.
Subject to the commission's approval, the executive director shall appoint 16
supervisory and administrative employes as determined by the commission.
The executive director shall be an advisory member of every committee of 18
the commission, except when an inquiry into his or her acts or an investigation of his 19
or her official conduct is under consideration by the committee.
The executive director shall assign all teachers and engage and assign 21
substitute teachers at the per diem compensation fixed by the commission.
The executive director shall collect such statistics and information relating 23
to schools and the population entitled to school privileges in the city of Milwaukee 24
as the commission directs.
Notwithstanding ss. 115.28 (7), 118.19 (1) and 121.02 (1) (a), the commission 2
may appoint an executive director and may employ a business manager who are not 3
licensed by the department.
4119.94 Educational reform plans. (1)
This section applies if the commission 5
is established under s. 119.92 (1).
By February 1 of the year following the establishment of the commission 7
and annually thereafter, each school governing body in the system shall submit to 8
the commission for its review the school's educational reform plan for the following 9
school year that includes all of the following:
1. The educational goals and expectations of the school governing body.
2. A description of the educational program of the school, including the method 12
to be followed to ensure parental involvement.
3. The methods that the school will use to enable pupils to achieve the 14
educational goals and expectations under subd. 1.
4. The methods that the school will use to measure pupils' progress towards the 16
educational goals and expectations under subd. 1.
5. An annual budget and operational plan.
6. A professional development plan.
(b) Within 60 days of submission of the educational reform plan, the 20
commission shall either approve it, or, if any of the following are true, reject it:
1. The commission disapproves of the educational goals and expectations 22
contained in the educational reform plan.
2. The commission determines that the educational program of the school will 24
not allow the school's pupils to meet the educational goals and expectations 25
contained in the educational reform plan.
3. The commission determines that a modification is necessary to ensure the 2
proper management of the school or the system.
(c) If the commission rejects the educational reform plan, it shall notify the 4
school governing body in writing of the reasons for the rejection. The school 5
governing body shall submit a revised educational reform plan by May 1. By June 6
1, the commission shall either approve the revised educational reform plan or modify 7
it for any of the reasons enumerated under par. (b).
Prior to any finding that a school district is not in compliance with 11
the standards under sub. (1), the state superintendent shall, upon request of the 12
school board or upon receipt of a petition signed by the maximum number of electors 13
allowed for nomination papers of school district officers under s. 8.10 (3) (i), (km) or 14
(ks) or 8.15 (6) (f)
, conduct a public hearing in the school district. If the state 15
superintendent, after the hearing, finds that the district is not in compliance with 16
the standards, the state superintendent may develop with the school board a plan 17
which describes methods of achieving compliance. The plan shall specify the time 18
within which compliance shall be achieved. The state superintendent shall withhold 19
up to 25% of state aid from any school district that fails to achieve compliance within 20
the specified period.
(b) By June 15, 1996
, and annually by June 15 thereafter, 24
the department, the department of administration and the legislative fiscal bureau 25
shall jointly certify to the joint committee on finance an estimate of the amount
necessary to appropriate under s. 20.255 (2) (ac) in the following school year to ensure 2
that the sum of state school aids and the school levy tax credit under s. 79.10 (4) 3
equals two-thirds of partial school revenues.
(c) By June 30, 1998
, and annually by June 30 thereafter, the 7
joint committee on finance shall determine the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 8
(2) (ac) in the following school year.
SB2, s. 49
121.85 (6) (h) of the statutes is created to read:
(h) Neighborhood schools.
Beginning in the 1998-99 school year, the 11
school district operating under ch. 119 shall use at least 10% of the amount received 12
under par. (a) in each school year to build or lease neighborhood schools.
SB2, s. 9156
Nonstatutory provisions; other.
(1) Educational certification.
By December 15, 1999, the department of 15
public instruction, the department of administration and the legislative fiscal 16
bureau shall jointly determine and certify to the governor and the joint committee 17
on finance the graduation, attendance and dropout rates for the Milwaukee Public 18
Schools in the 1998-99 school year and the percentage of pupils enrolled in the 3rd 19
grade in the Milwaukee Public Schools whose score on the reading test under section 20
121.02 (1) (r) of the statutes in the 1998-99 school year was at least at the basic level, 21
as calculated and defined by the department of public instruction.
(2) Milwaukee Public Schools governing commission.
If the Milwaukee Public 23
Schools governing commission is established, on July 1 of the year in which the 24
commission is established, all of the following shall occur:
(a) Assets and liabilities.
The assets and liabilities of the board of school 2
directors of the Milwaukee Public Schools become assets and liabilities of the 3
Milwaukee Public Schools governing commission.
(b) Tangible personal property.
All tangible personal property, including 5
records, of the board of school directors of the Milwaukee Public Schools is 6
transferred to the Milwaukee Public Schools governing commission.
(c) Employe status.
Except for the superintendent of schools and the appointees 8
of the superintendent of schools under section 119.32 (3) of the statutes, all employes 9
of the board of school directors of the Milwaukee Public Schools become employes of 10
the Milwaukee Public Schools governing commission and have the same rights and 11
status that they enjoyed as employes of the board of school directors of the Milwaukee 12
All contracts entered into by the board of school directors of the 14
Milwaukee Public Schools remain in effect and are transferred to the Milwaukee 15
Public Schools governing commission. The Milwaukee Public Schools governing 16
commission shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or 17
rescinded by the Milwaukee Public Schools governing commission to the extent 18
allowed under the contract.
(e) Pending matters.
Any matter pending with the board of school directors of 20
the Milwaukee Public Schools is transferred to the Milwaukee Public Schools 21
governing commission, and all materials submitted to or actions taken before the 22
date on which the commission is established with respect to the pending matter are 23
considered as having been submitted to or taken by the Milwaukee Public Schools 24
(f) Rules and orders.
All rules and orders of the board of school directors of the 2
Milwaukee Public Schools that are in effect on the date on which the commission is 3
established remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until amended, 4
repealed, modified or rescinded by the Milwaukee Public Schools governing 5
SB2, s. 9239
Appropriation changes; public instruction.
(1) Aid to Milwaukee public schools.
In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) 8
of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of public instruction under 9
section 20.255 (2) (ec) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1997, the dollar 10
amount is increased by $2,500,000 for fiscal year 1998-99 to increase funding for the 11
purposes for which the appropriation is made.
(2) Truancy abatement and burglary suppression.
In the schedule under 13
section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of public 14
instruction under section 20.255 (2) (ed) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 15
1997, the dollar amount is increased by $325,000 for fiscal year 1998-99 to increase 16
funding for the purpose for which the appropriation is made.
(1) Open meetings.
The treatment of section 111.70 (4) (cm) 2m. of the statutes 19
first applies to contract negotiation meetings for proposed collective bargaining 20
agreements that apply to the period beginning on July 1, 1999.
(2) Collective bargaining.
The treatment of section 111.70 (4) (m) (intro.), 1., 22
2. and 4. of the statutes first applies to employes who are affected by a collective 23
bargaining agreement that contains provisions inconsistent with that treatment on 24
the day on which the collective bargaining agreement expires or is extended, 25
modified or renewed, whichever occurs first.
SB2, s. 9400
Effective dates; general. Except as provided in Sections
29401 to 9456, this act takes effect on the day after publication.
(1) Method of election of 1st class city school directors.
The treatment of 5
sections 5.58 (1g) (b) and (c), (2) (a) and (3), 5.60 (4) (b), 5.62 (4m), 5.64 (4) (title), 8.10 6
(3) (i), 8.15 (5) (a) and (6) (f), 119.06 (3) (intro.), (a) and (b), (4) (b), (c) and (d), (5) and 7
(6), 119.08 (1) (a) and (b), (2), (3) and (4), 119.10 (1) and (2) and 121.02 (3) of the 8
statutes and the creation of section 119.07 of the statutes take effect on January 1, 9
(2) First class city school election transitional provisions.
The repeal of 11
section 119.07 of the statutes takes effect on January 1, 2003.