2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
February 8, 2022 - Introduced by Representatives Thiesfeldt, Kitchens and
Wittke, cosponsored by Senators Bernier, Darling, Ballweg and
Felzkowski. Referred to Committee on Colleges and Universities.
1An Act relating to: UW System institution participation in Department of
2Public Instruction-initiated landscape analysis.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires that University of Wisconsin System institutions, if
requested, fully cooperate and participate in a “landscape analysis.” The term
“landscape analysis” is defined in the bill as the analysis of educator preparation
programs for which the Joint Committee on Finance has approved the use of moneys
from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, P.L. 117-2
, and that is conducted
by an independent organization that has been chosen by the Department of Public
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
(1) Required participation in landscape analysis of educator preparation
(a) In this subsection, “landscape analysis” means the analysis of educator 2
preparation programs for which the joint committee on finance has approved the use 3
of moneys from the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, P.L. 117-2
, and that 4
is conducted by an independent organization that has been chosen by the 5
department of public instruction.
(b) An institution, as defined in s. 36.05 (9), shall cooperate and participate in 7
any landscape analysis if the department of public instruction requests the 8
institution's cooperation or participation.