School performance report; educational program review.
Administrative leadership academy.
Grant program for peer review and mentoring.
Teacher improvement program.
National teacher certification.
Professional standards council for teachers.
Minority group pupil scholarships.
Early identification program.
Grants for preschool to grade 5 programs.
Interstate agreement on qualification of educational personnel.
Designated state official under agreement.
Contracts under agreement.
STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND STATE CENTER FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Wisconsin School for the Deaf.
Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
State superintendent; powers.
AMERICAN INDIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EDUCATION PROGRAM
Establishment of programs.
Parent advisory committee.
Assessment of needs and evaluation of resources.
Aid to alternative schools.
CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Division for learning support, equity and advocacy.
Local educational agency duties.
Duties of operators of certain charter schools.
Special education referrals.
Individualized education program team; timeline.
Individualized education programs.
Reimbursement for private school placement.
Due process hearings.
Transfer of parental rights at age of majority.
Children in child caring institutions.
Placement disputes; school board referrals; interagency cooperation.
Children with disabilities education board.
Admission and transportation of nonresidents.
Payment of state aid.
Exhaustion of remedies.
EDUCATION FOR SCHOOL AGE PARENTS
Availability of program services and modifications.
Establishment of programs; rules.
Legislative findings and declaration of policy.
Establishment of programs.
Bilingual-bicultural education programs required.
Contracting; continued eligibility.
Bilingual-bicultural advisory committee.
Preschool and summer school programs.
Report on bilingual-bicultural education.
Report to the legislature.
GENERAL CLASSIFICATIONS AND DEFINITIONS
(1) Charter school.
"Charter school" means a school under contract with a school board under s. 118.40
or with one of the entities under s. 118.40 (2r) (b)
, or a school established and operated by one of the entities under s. 118.40 (2r) (b)
"Department" means the department of public instruction.
(3) Energy emergency.
"Energy emergency" means a period of disruption of energy supplies which poses a serious risk to the economic well-being, health or welfare of the citizens of this state, as certified by executive order of the governor.
(3g) Home-based private educational program.
"Home-based private educational program" means a program of educational instruction provided to a child by the child's parent or guardian or by a person designated by the parent or guardian. An instructional program provided to more than one family unit does not constitute a home-based private educational program.
(3r) Private school.
"Private school" means an institution with a private educational program that meets all of the criteria under s. 118.165 (1)
or is determined to be a private school by the state superintendent under s. 118.167
(7) School board.
"School board" means the school board or board of school directors in charge of the schools of a school district.
(8) School district administrator.
"School district administrator" means the school district superintendent, supervising principal or other person who acts as the administrative head of a school district.
(10) School district clerk.
"School district clerk" means the school district clerk of a 3-member school board elected by the electors in a common or union high school district, the school district clerk elected by the school board in a unified, common or union high school district having a school board of more than 3 members and the clerk designated by the school board in a 1st class city school district.
(11) School nurse.
"School nurse" means a registered nurse licensed under ch. 441
or in a party state, as defined in s. 441.50 (2) (j)
, who is also certified by the department as being qualified to perform professional nursing services in a public school.
(12) School term.
"School term" means the time commencing with the first school day and ending with the last school day that the schools of a school district are in operation for attendance of pupils in a school year, other than for the operation of summer classes.
(13) School year.
"School year" means the time commencing with July 1 and ending with the next succeeding June 30.