(a) A pupil or a pupil's parent may request
participation in the program through the program coordinator.
(b) A teacher, school nurse, school
psychologist, school social worker, school counselor, administrator, or any
other professional required to be licensed under s.
Stats., who is employed by the school district and has reasonable cause to
believe that a pupil is a school age parent shall, with permission of the pupil
or a minor pupil's parent, refer the pupil to the program
(c) A physician,
nurse, psychologist, social worker, counselor, teacher, administrator or
professional employee of a public or private health or social service agency
who has reason to believe that a pupil is a school age parent may, with
permission of the pupil or a minor pupil's parent, refer the pupil to the
Prior to offering enrollment in the school age parent program, the program
(a) For female pupils,
require medical verification of pregnancy or a birth certificate or other
evidence which legally establishes parenthood.
For male pupils, require evidence of
paternity by one of the following methods:
3. Presumption of paternity under s.
4. Determination of
paternity under s.
Upon determination that a pupil is eligible to enroll in a school age parent
program, the program coordinator shall inform the pupil that participation in
the program is voluntary. Placement options may include any of the following:
(a) Continuation in the regular school
program with supportive services provided by pupil services
(b) Attendance in an
educational program designed specifically to meet the needs of the school age
(c) Home study programs for
school age mothers as provided under s.
(d) 5, Stats., during pregnancy and in the
120 days immediately following pregnancy; and
(d) Hospital instruction for school age
mothers during periods when the pupil is hospitalized both prior to and
programs and services which may be available to pupils identified as children
at risk under s.
coordinator shall conduct a meeting to include the school age mother or the
school age father or both; the parents of pupils who are under age 18;
teachers; and pupil services personnel prior to a pupil's entry into the
program to discuss the following:
pupil's current educational program;
(b) Program modifications, if any, needed to
accommodate the pupil's pregnancy or child care requirements or to accommodate
the pupil's part-time job necessary to provide support for the child;
(c) Special programming
(d) Placement options
under sub. (3).
program coordinator shall outline each pupil's educational and service program
plan in writing. This plan shall have the written consent of the school age
parent and his or her parents. If the pupil has reached the age of majority or
is otherwise emancipated, parental consent is not required.
(6) When a pupil ceases his or her
participation in the school age parent program prior to graduation from high
school, the program coordinator shall develop a plan for the transition to the
regular school program, if needed.
Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 19.04
Cr. Register, September,
1986, No. 369, eff. 10-1-86; am. (2) (intro.), (3) (intro.) and (6), cr. (4)
(d), Register, September, 1996, No. 489, eff. 10-1-96; correction in (2) (b) 4.
made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register February 2012 No.