Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 9.03 - Policies

Current through November 29, 2021

(1) Each board shall develop policies prohibiting discrimination against pupils. The policies shall include the following areas:
(a) Admission to any school, class, program or activity. This does not prohibit placing a pupil in a school, class, program or activity based on objective standards of individual performance or need.
(b) Standards and rules of behavior, including pupil harassment.
(c) Disciplinary actions, including suspensions and expulsions.
(d) Acceptance and administration of gifts, bequests, scholarships and other aids, benefits, or services to pupils from private agencies, organizations or persons.
(e) An instructional and library media materials selection policy consistent with s. 121.02(1) (h), Stats., and s. PI 8.01(2) (h).
(f) Methods, practices and materials used for testing, evaluating and counseling pupils. This does not prohibit the use of special testing or counseling materials or techniques to meet the individual needs of pupils.
(g) Facilities. This does not prohibit separate locker rooms, showers and toilets for males and females, but the separate facilities must be comparable.
(h) Opportunity for participation in athletic programs or activities. This does not prohibit separate programs in interscholastic athletics for males and females, but the programs shall be comparable in type, scope and support from the school district.
(i) School sponsored food service programs under 42 USC 1751 et. seq.
(2) Existing board policies which meet the requirements of this chapter, including those adopted by the board in compliance with federal statutes such as Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, may be incorporated into the policies required under this chapter. These policies shall be included in those presented for public hearing and commentary under sub. (3).
(3) The policies shall be adopted by the board following a public hearing or an opportunity for public commentary at a board meeting.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Public Instruction § PI 9.03
Cr. Register, October, 1986, No. 370. eff. 11-1-86.

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