2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 121. School finance.
121.79 Tuition payments by state.

121.79

121.79 Tuition payments by state.

121.79(1)

(1) The state shall pay tuition from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (cg) for pupils attending public schools in the following cases:

121.79(1)(a)

(a) For pupils in children's homes.

121.79(1)(b)

(b) For pupils whose parents or guardians are employed at and reside on the grounds of a state or federal military camp, federal veteran hospital or state charitable or penal institution.

121.79(1)(d)

(d) For pupils in foster homes, treatment foster homes, or group homes, if the foster home, treatment foster home, or group home is located outside the school district in which the pupil's parent or guardian resides and either of the following applies:

121.79 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Par. (d) (intro.) is amended by 2009 Wis. Act 28 eff. the date stated in the notice provided by the secretary of children and families and published in the Wisconsin Administrative Register under s. 48.62 (9) to read:

121.79 - ANNOT.

(d) For pupils in foster homes or group homes, if the foster home or group home is located outside the school district in which the pupil's parent or guardian resides and either of the following applies:

121.79(1)(d)2.

2. The foster, treatment foster or group home is exempted under s. 70.11.

121.79 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Subd. 2. is amended by 2009 Wis. Act 28 eff. the date stated in the notice provided by the secretary of children and families and published in the Wisconsin Administrative Register under s. 48.62 (9) to read:

121.79 - ANNOT.

2. The foster or group home is exempted under s. 70.11.

121.79(1)(d)3.

3. The pupil is a child with a disability, as defined in s. 115.76 (5), and at least 4% of the pupils enrolled in the school district reside in foster homes, treatment foster homes, or group homes that are not exempt under s. 70.11. Notwithstanding s. 121.83 (1) (d), the annual tuition rate for pupils under this subdivision is the special annual tuition rate only, as described in s. 121.83 (1) (c).

121.79 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Subd. 3. is amended by 2009 Wis. Act 28 eff. the date stated in the notice provided by the secretary of children and families and published in the Wisconsin Administrative Register under s. 48.62 (9) to read:

121.79 - ANNOT.

3. The pupil is a child with a disability, as defined in s. 115.76 (5), and at least 4% of the pupils enrolled in the school district reside in foster homes or group homes that are not exempt under s. 70.11. Notwithstanding s. 121.83 (1) (d), the annual tuition rate for pupils under this subdivision is the special annual tuition rate only, as described in s. 121.83 (1) (c).

121.79(2)

(2) When transportation is provided for pupils under this section, state aid shall be paid in accordance with subch. IV.

121.79 - ANNOT.

History: 1971 c. 125 ss. 459, 460, 522 (1); 1973 c. 89, 90, 336; 1975 c. 39, 199; 1977 c. 29; 1979 c. 34 s. 2102 (43) (a); 1979 c. 60, 221; 1983 a. 27 ss. 1486m, 2202 (42); 1985 a. 29; 1993 a. 446; 2001 a. 16; 2009 a. 28.

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