Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 25.04 - General requirements for school boards

Current through November 29, 2021

Each board that has identified children at risk under s. PI 25.03 shall provide for all of the following:

(1) Designate a staff person who will be responsible for developing the district plan required under s. 118.153(2) (a), Stats.
(3) Provide that all work-based learning experiences and other similar programs and activities taking place outside the school for which pupils receive academic credit under the district plan, including those programs or curriculum modifications authorized under s. 118.15(1) (d), Stats., and instruction and pupil support services contracted for under s. 118.153(3) (c) 1 and 2., Stats., are supervised by departmentally licensed teachers or other licensed school personnel.
(4) Ensure that in grades 9 through 12 curriculum modifications and alternative education programs provided for children at risk are designed to allow pupils to meet the high school graduation requirements under s. 118.33, Stats., and ch. PI 18.
(5) Notify each pupil and his or her parent in writing whenever the pupil has been identified as a child at risk. The notice shall include all of the following:
(a) The name and telephone number of a person the parent or pupil can contact regarding the school district's program.
(b) A description of the district's plan.
(c) A statement that the pupil is eligible to be enrolled under the district plan to serve children at risk.
(d) A description of the at risk programs available and how the pupil may participate in a specific program if more than one program is offered as part of the district plan.
(e) A statement to inform the parent that he or she may select one or more programs in which the pupil will be enrolled, if the pupil meets the prerequisites for the specific program requested.
(f) Describe the procedure for requesting that the pupil be enrolled in the specific at risk program selected by the parent. The request shall be in writing, by signature on a district-provided form, or be given verbally to the person responsible for enrolling the pupil in the program. This person shall record the date and time of a verbal request and whether this request was made in person or by phone.
(g) Identify the process that a parent may use if the parent disagrees with the planned services.
(6) Enroll the pupil in the at risk program upon the request of the pupil or the pupil's parent. If the board makes available more than one at risk program, the board shall enroll the pupil in the district program selected by the pupil or the pupil's parent if the pupil meets the prerequisites for that program.
(7) Ensure that the special education and related services needs of a child with a disability, as defined in s. 115.76(5), Stats., are first addressed in the child's individualized education program developed pursuant to s. 115.787, Stats., whenever that child is also eligible to be served in a children at risk program.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 25.04
Cr. Register, October, 1994, No. 466, eff. 11-1-94; CR 01-119: renum. (1), (a), (b), (c), (d), and (e) to be (intro.), (1), (3), (4), (5) and (7) and am. (1), (3), (4), (5), and (7), cr. (6), r. (2) Register May 2002 No. 557, eff. 6-1-02.

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