Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 1.02 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

In this chapter:

(1) "Appeal" means an application to the state superintendent, as provided by statute or rule, to review a decision by the department or a local education agency.
(2) "Complaint" means an allegation of wrongdoing filed with the state superintendent against a local education agency, its officers or employees stating essential facts and demanding relief.
(2m) "Desk review" means issuing a decision based on a review of written information submitted by the parties.
(3) "Department" means the Wisconsin department of public instruction.
(3m) "Institution" means a participant in the national school lunch program, special milk program for children, school breakfast program, summer food service program, or child and adult food care program.
(4) "Local education agency" means school boards, school districts, cooperative educational service agencies, county children with disabilities education boards, public libraries, public library systems, and private schools or agencies if the private schools' or agencies' actions or decisions concern programs receiving state or federal funds which are administered by the department.
(4m) "Office of legal services" means the office of legal services in the department.
(5) "Party" means the complainant or appellant and the respondent named in the complaint or appeal.
(6) "Rule" means any rule in the Wisconsin Administrative Code or regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations.
(7) "State superintendent" means the state superintendent of public instruction.
(8) "Statute" means any Wisconsin or United States statute.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 1.02
Cr. Register, December, 1987, No. 384, eff. 1-1-88. Amended by, CR 17-052: am. (1), cr. (2m), (3m), am. (4), cr. (4m), am. (5) Register January 2018 No. 745, eff. 2/1/2018

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