2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 115. State superintendent; general classifications and definitions; children with disabilities.
115.955 Definitions.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 115.955 (2017)

115.955 Definitions. In this subchapter:

(2) “Bilingual-bicultural education program" means a program designed to improve the comprehension and the speaking, reading and writing ability of a limited-English proficient pupil in the English language, so that the pupil will be able to perform ordinary classwork in English.

(3) “Bilingual counselor" means a certified school counselor approved by the state superintendent under s. 115.28 (15) (a).

(4) “Bilingual counselor's aide" means a person who is employed to assist a counselor and who is approved by the state superintendent under s. 115.28 (15) (a).

(5) “Bilingual teacher" means a certified teacher approved by the state superintendent under s. 115.28 (15) (a).

(6) “Bilingual teacher's aide" means a person who is employed to assist a teacher and who is approved by the state superintendent under s. 115.28 (15) (a).

(7) “Limited-English proficient pupil" means a pupil whose ability to use the English language is limited because of the use of a non-English language in his or her family or in his or her daily, nonschool surroundings, and who has difficulty, as defined by rule by the state superintendent, in performing ordinary classwork in English as a result of such limited English language proficiency.

History: 1975 c. 395; 1977 c. 203 s. 106; 1983 a. 189; 1987 a. 159; 1995 a. 27 s. 9145 (1); 1995 a. 27; 1999 a. 19.

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