2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 115. State superintendent; general classifications and definitions; children with disabilities.
115.347 Direct certification of eligibility for school nutrition programs.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 115.347 (2017)

115.347 Direct certification of eligibility for school nutrition programs.

(1) Beginning in the 1994-95 school year, a school board may submit enrollment data to the department of children and families for the purpose of directly certifying children as eligible for free or reduced-price meals under the federal school nutrition programs. The department of children and families shall prescribe a format for the report.

(2) Whenever a school district that is located in whole or in part in a county that has converted to the client assistance for reemployment and economic support data system submits a report under sub. (1) in the prescribed format, the department of children and families shall determine which children enrolled in the school district are members of Wisconsin Works groups participating under s. 49.147 (3) to (5) or of families receiving aid to families with dependent children or food stamps and shall provide the information to the school board as soon thereafter as possible. The school board shall use the information to directly certify children as eligible for free or reduced-price meals served by the school district under federal school nutrition programs, pursuant to 42 USC 1758 (b) (2) (C) (ii) and (iii).

(3) The state superintendent shall assist school boards in developing a method for submitting enrollment data to the department of children and families under sub. (1).

History: 1993 a. 168; 1995 a. 27 ss. 3872, 9130 (4), 9145 (1); 1995 a. 289; 1997 a. 3, 27; 2007 a. 20.

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