2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 48. Children's code.
48.53 Literacy and early childhood development grants.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 48.53 (2017)

48.53 Literacy and early childhood development grants.

(1) In this section:

(a) “Council" means the read to lead development council.

(b) “State superintendent" means the state superintendent of public instruction.

(2) The council shall make recommendations to the secretary and state superintendent regarding recipients of grants under sub. (3). The amount of each grant awarded shall be determined jointly by the secretary and the state superintendent. In addition to reports required under s. 15.09 (7), annually the council shall submit a report on its operation to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3).

(3)

(a) From the appropriation under s. 20.437 (1) (fm), the secretary may award all of the following:

1. A grant to any person other than a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.

2. Upon consultation with the state superintendent of public instruction, a grant to a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.

(b) From the appropriation under s. 20.437 (1) (q), the secretary may award a grant to any person other than a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.

(c) From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (q), the state superintendent may award a grant to a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.

History: 2015 a. 55 ss. 88 to 93, 1678p; Stats. 2015 s. 48.53.

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