The board of a
school district may contract with private, nonprofit, nonsectarian agencies to
provide programs for children at risk if the board determines that the agencies
can adequately serve such children. A board contracting under this section
shall take all of the following actions:
Determine and list in writing appropriate private, nonprofit, nonsectarian
agencies located in the school district or within 5 miles of the boundaries of
the school district.
that all instruction and pupil support services offered in contracted programs
for children at risk are provided by one of the following:
1. Departmentally licensed professional staff
members described in s.
2. Persons licensed by other recognized
professional or trade associations who provide specialized instruction or
related education services.
Persons who are supervised by departmentally licensed professional
(c) Pay each
contracting agency, for each full-time equivalent pupil served under the
contract, an amount equal to at least 80% of the school district's average per
procedures with each contracting agency for the agency to provide all of the
modifications and alternative education programs to be provided.
3. How pupil performance will be evaluated,
including grading criteria, procedures for granting academic credit, and
testing for progress in reading and mathematics skills areas.
4. Pupil attendance and retention
(e) Develop a
procedure for communication and cooperation with the contracting agencies in
meeting the needs of pupils served under this section.
Pupils served under this section who
receive high school diplomas may not be counted in meeting the conditions under
unless the pupil met high school
graduation requirements under s.
Stats., or completed a program under s.
Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 25.05
Cr. Register, October,
1994, No. 466, eff. 11-1-94; CR 01-119: am. (1) (b) 2., (c), (d) 1. to 4., (e)
and (2) Register May 2002 No. 557, eff. 6-1-02; CR 03-103 am. (2) Register
March 2004 No. 579, eff. 4-1-04; CR 13-115: am. (1) (intro.) Register July 2014
No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.