2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 121. School finance.
121.136 State aid for high-poverty school districts.


121.136 State aid for high-poverty school districts.


(1) In this section, "membership" means the membership used by the department to calculate state aid to the school district under s. 121.08 in the first school year of a fiscal biennium.




(a) In the 2009-10 school year and annually thereafter, the department shall pay additional state aid to a school district if at least 50 percent of the district's enrollment on the 3rd Friday of September in the immediately preceding even-numbered year, as rounded to the nearest whole percentage point, was eligible for a free or reduced-price lunch in the federal school lunch program under 42 USC 1758 (b).


(b) The amount paid to each eligible school district in the 2009-10 school year and annually thereafter shall be determined as follows:


1. Divide the amount appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (bb) by the total membership in all eligible school districts.


4. Multiply the result under subd. 1. by the school district's membership.

121.136 - ANNOT.

History: 2007 a. 20; 2009 a. 28.

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