Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 30.02 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

In this chapter:

(1) "Aid eligible" means either a cost that is eligible for reimbursement directly to the applicant under s. 115.88, 115.93, or 118.255, Stats., or a cost that is contracted from another agency, eligible for reimbursement to that agency under s. 115.88, 115.93, or 118.255, Stats., and for which a rebate under s. 121.76(2) (c), Stats. is due to the applicant.
(2) "Applicant" means a school district, cooperative educational service agency, county children with disabilities education board, or operator of a charter school established under s. 118.40(2r) or (2x), Stats.
(3) " Child" means one specific child with disabilities served by the applicant, having an individualized education program and receiving special education and related services.
(4) "Department" means the department of public instruction.
(5) "Depreciation" means 20 percent of the original acquisition and setup cost of an item of equipment used by a child or program during the school year in which it was purchased or in any of the four subsequent school years, whether the item was purchased with cash or the proceeds of a capital lease, and provided that the item has been used exclusively for the provision of special education and related services since its acquisition.
(6) "Equipment" means vehicles or other items of movable property with a unit cost of $5,000 or more and an expected service life of more than one year.
(7) "Extended school year" means required special education and related services provided at no cost beyond the limits of the school term in accordance with the child's individualized education program.
(8) "Federal medicaid" means the total amount of claims for services provided to the child during the school year under subch. IV of ch. 49, Stats., and s. DHS 107.36 that have been or will be submitted by the applicant to the department of health services.
(9) "FTE" means the average fraction of a school day during which a child is enrolled in a placement or served by a program, such that 1.0 is a full school day.
(10) "Grant funded" means an expenditure that is reimbursed under 20 USC 1400 et seq. or by a private gift or grant specified for that expenditure.
(11) "Nonadministrative costs" means the costs of providing special education and related services to an individual child with disabilities, excluding clerical or administrative costs. Excluded clerical or administrative costs include salaries and fringe benefits of principals, special education directors or pupil services directors, and costs related to the documentation and management of individualized education programs or caseloads.
(12) "Placement" means the enrollment of a child by an entity other than the applicant, to whom the applicant pays tuition and other costs of special education and related services.
(13) "Program" means one of the following:
(a) A program of special education and related services for the child and other children identified with the same disability-related needs.
(b) A cross categorical program that includes instruction by an educator licensed under s. PI 34.049.
(c) A program for transition services as defined by s. 115.76(17), Stats.
(d) An early childhood program for the child and other children with disabilities 3 years of age or older who, if enrolled by a school district, would be eligible to be counted under s. 121.004(7) (d), Stats.
(14) "Purchased services" means contracted instructional, professional, and technical services, and rental of equipment.
(15) "Open enrollment revenue" means a transfer amount for the actual costs of providing special education and related services to a nonresident child enrolled under s. 118.51, Stats.
(16) "Special education fund" means a fund or cost center used to account for the applicant's excess costs of providing special education and related services.
(17) "Specified services" means nursing, social work, psychology, guidance counseling, speech-language pathology, and audiology.
(18) "State superintendent" means the superintendent of public instruction.
(19) "Student information system" means the system established by the department under s. 115.383(1), Stats.
(20) "Supplies" means consumable items and other movable property not defined as equipment under sub. (6).
(21) "Threshold" means the dollar amount in excess of which an applicant is paid under s. 115.881(2), Stats., for the costs of providing special education and related services to a child.
(22) "Transportation" means special or additional transportation as defined under s. 115.88(2m) (a), Stats.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 30.02
CR 06-098: cr. Register May 2007 No. 617, eff. 6-1-07; EmR0816: emerg. cr. (7), eff. 5-30-08; CR 08-052: cr. (7) Register December 2008 No. 636, eff. 1-1-09. Amended by, CR 16-056: r. (1), (2) Register April 2017 No. 736, eff. 5/1/2017 Amended by, CR 19-147: r. and recr. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20; correction in (8), (13) (b), (20) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6/1/2020

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