The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB216,1 1Section 1. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert
2the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF
AB216,2 3Section 2. 20.255 (2) (cv) of the statutes is created to read:
AB216,2,54 20.255 (2) (cv) Community school start-up grants. The amounts in the
5schedule for grants under s. 115.393.
AB216,3 6Section 3. 115.393 of the statutes is created to read:
AB216,2,9 7115.393 Community school start-up grants. (1) In this section,
8"community school" means a public school other than a charter school that focuses
9on all of the following:
AB216,2,1110 (a) Improving pupil learning through an engaging, culturally relevant, and
11challenging curriculum and high-quality teaching.
AB216,2,1412 (b) Strengthening families and developing healthier communities by
13integrating academics, health and social services, intergenerational programming,
14youth and community development, and community engagement.
1(c) Working with community partners to provide additional support and
2opportunities to the community surrounding the public school.
AB216,3,53 (d) Providing wrap-around support services to pupils and their families,
4including nonemergency medical, dental, nursing, and optometric services and
5individualized social, emotional, and behavioral services.
AB216,3,8 6(2) The department shall develop and implement a program to provide grants
7for the purpose of planning and implementing community schools. When developing
8the grant program under this subsection, the department shall do all of the following:
AB216,3,109 (a) Allocate a portion of the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (cv) for
10planning and implementing community schools in rural school districts.
AB216,3,1711 (b) Allocate a portion of the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (cv) for
12planning and implementing community schools in school districts in high-poverty
13school districts. For purposes of this paragraph, a "high-poverty school district" is
14a school district in which at least 50 percent of the school district's enrollment on the
153rd Friday of September in the immediately preceding even-numbered year, as
16rounded to the nearest whole percentage point, was eligible for a free or
17reduced-price lunch in the federal school lunch program under 42 USC 1758 (b).
AB216,3,2318 (c) Allocate a portion of the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (cv) for
19transforming low-performing schools into community schools. For purposes of this
20paragraph, a "low-performing school" is a public school that was in the lowest 5
21percent of all public schools in the state in the previous school year or that was placed
22in the lowest performance category in the most recent school and school district
23accountability report under s. 115.385.
AB216,3,2424 (d) Establish a maximum grant award for each community school.
1(e) Require an applicant for a grant to demonstrate that it has secured
2matching funds.
AB216,4,33 (f) Require that an applicant for a grant identify a school resource coordinator.
AB216,4,6 4(2m) From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (cv), the department shall
5award on a competitive basis one or more grants under the program developed under
6sub. (2) to school boards, on behalf of individual schools located in the school district.
AB216,4,12 7(3) A school board applying for a grant under sub. (2) on behalf of a school in
8the school district shall include in its application a description of the programming
9the school will provide to improve student learning, strengthen families, and develop
10a healthier community, and how the school resource coordinator will coordinate the
11described programming. To qualify for a grant under sub. (2), the school board shall
12include in the programming described in its application at least 3 of the following:
AB216,4,1313 (a) High-quality child care or early childhood education programming.
AB216,4,1514 (b) Academic support and enrichment activities, including expanded learning
15time and summer or after-school enrichment and learning experiences.
AB216,4,1616 (c) Home visitation services by teachers or other professionals.
AB216,4,1817 (d) Programs that promote parental involvement and family literacy, including
18parent leadership development activities and parenting education activities.
AB216,4,2019 (e) Job training, internship opportunities, career counseling services, and
20community service and service-learning opportunities.
AB216,4,2221 (f) Health services, including primary health, school nursing, and dental care,
22mental health counseling services, and nutrition services.
AB216,4,2323 (g) Adult education, including instruction in English as a 2nd language.
AB216,4,2424 (h) Juvenile crime prevention and rehabilitation programs.
AB216,4,2525 (i) Homeless prevention services.
1(j) Professional development for school administrators, teachers, and
2educational support professionals in culturally responsive teaching and practices
3that promote enhanced understanding, respect, and relationships among staff,
4pupils, families, and the community.
AB216,5,6 5(4) A grant awarded under sub. (2) is for a 5-year term and is renewable for
6additional 5-year periods.
AB216,5,10 7(5) Annually, the recipient of a grant under sub. (2) shall submit to the
8department a report describing the recipient's efforts to integrate community school
9programming at the school and the impact of the programming on participating
10children and adults.
AB216,4 11Section 4. 119.04 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB216,5,2112 119.04 (1) Subchapters IV, V and VII of ch. 115, ch. 121 and ss. 66.0235 (3) (c),
1366.0603 (1m) to (3), 115.01 (1) and (2), 115.28, 115.31, 115.33, 115.34, 115.343,
14115.345, 115.363, 115.365 (3), 115.38 (2), 115.393, 115.415, 115.445, 118.001 to
15118.04, 118.045, 118.06, 118.07, 118.075, 118.076, 118.10, 118.12, 118.125 to 118.14,
16118.145 (4), 118.15, 118.153, 118.16, 118.162, 118.163, 118.164, 118.18, 118.19,
17118.20, 118.223, 118.225, 118.24 (1), (2) (c) to (f), (6), (8), and (10), 118.245, 118.255,
18118.258, 118.291, 118.292, 118.293, 118.30 to 118.43, 118.46, 118.51, 118.52, 118.53,
19118.55, 118.56, 120.12 (2m), (4m), (5), and (15) to (27), 120.125, 120.13 (1), (2) (b) to
20(g), (3), (14), (17) to (19), (26), (34), (35), (37), (37m), and (38), 120.137, 120.14, 120.21
21(3), and 120.25 are applicable to a 1st class city school district and board.
AB216,5,2222 (End)