2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 115. State superintendent; general classifications and definitions; children with disabilities.
115.445 Four-year-old kindergarten grants.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 115.445 (2017)

115.445 Four-year-old kindergarten grants.

(1) A school board may apply to the department for a 2-year grant under this section to implement a 4-year-old kindergarten program.

(2)

(a) In the first school year of a grant awarded under this section, the department shall pay the school board up to $3,000 for each 4-year-old kindergarten pupil enrolled in the school district. In the succeeding school year, the department shall pay the school board up to $1,500 for each 4-year-old kindergarten pupil enrolled in the school district.

(b) The department shall award grants under this section beginning in the 2008-09 school year and shall give preference in awarding grants to school boards that use community approaches to early education, as defined by the department by rule. If the funds in the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (dp) are insufficient to pay all eligible school boards, the department shall prorate the payments.

(3) The department shall promulgate rules to implement this section.

History: 2007 a. 20.

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