Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 9.02 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

In this chapter:

(1) "Bias" means an inclination for or against a person or group of persons based, in whole or in part, on sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, that inhibits impartial or objective judgment affecting pupils.
(2) "Board" means the school board in charge of the public schools of a district.
(3) "Curricular program or activity" means a particular course or courses of study within the scope of the curriculum.
(4) "Department" means the Wisconsin department of public instruction.
(5) "Discrimination" means any action, policy or practice, including bias, stereotyping and pupil harassment, which is detrimental to a person or group of persons and differentiates or distinguishes among persons, or which limits or denies a person or group of persons opportunities, privileges, roles or rewards based, in whole or in part, on sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, or which perpetuates the effects of past discrimination.
(6) "Extracurricular program or activity" means an activity not falling within the scope of the curriculum and includes all organized pupils' activities which are approved or sponsored by the school board whether on or off school property.
(7) "National origin" includes pupils whose dominant language is other than English.
(8) "Pregnancy" includes any pregnancy related condition.
(9) "Pupil harassment" means behavior towards pupils based, in whole or in part, on sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability which substantially interferes with a pupil's school performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive school environment.
(10) "Pupil services" means a program of pupil support services and activities including counseling, health and nursing, psychological and social work services.
(11) "Recreational program or activity" means any leisure time activity for school age children approved or sponsored by the school board and includes city recreational programs which are administered by a school board.
(12) "Sexual orientation" has the meaning defined in s. 111.32(13m), Stats.
(13) "State superintendent" means the superintendent of public instruction for the state of Wisconsin.
(14) "Stereotyping" means attributing behaviors, abilities, interests, values and roles to a person or group of persons on the basis, in whole or in part, of their sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 9.02
Cr. Register, October, 1986, No. 370. eff. 11-1-86. Amended by, CR 17-056: am. (1), (5), (9), (14) Register January 2018 No. 745, eff. 2/1/2018 Amended by, republished to correct an error in transcription in (9) Register July 2020 No. 775, eff. 8/1/2020

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