ESEA Information by Topic

Assessments and Testing
Accountability
Charter Schools and ESEA
Community Learning Centers
Complaint Procedures
Data Collection and Reporting Requirements
Districts Identified for Improvement (DIFI)
Education Technology
ESEA Consolidated Application
ESEA Consolidated End-of-Year Report
Flexibility and Transferability
Grant and Funding Information
Highly Qualified Teachers
Homeless Education
Individual Student Enrollment System
Limited English Proficient Students
Mathematics & Science Partnerships
Migrant Education
Military Access
Monitoring (state monitoring of LEAs)
Wisconsin Schools of Recognition
Paraprofessionals
Parents and ESEA
Private School Participation
Rural Education Initiatives
Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities
School Prayer
Sequestration - Federal Funds
Service-Learning and ESEA
Special Education and ESEA
State Consolidated Application
Student Surveys
Title I Supplemental School Improvement
Unsafe School Choice Option
Waiver
Wisconsin Alternate Assessment

Assessments and Testing

WKCE scores up, especially math<
News Release May 22, 2007 All DPI News Releases

 

 

 

Assessments and Testing in Wisconsin (DPI Office of Educational Accountability Web page)

Wisconsin Alternate Assessment

DPI Guidelines to Facilitate the Participation of Students with Special Needs in State Assessments (April 2005)

Standards, Assessment, and Accountability (ED Web site)

 

 

Accountability

Waiver Overview (March 1, 2012)

 

Waiver - Final (February 22, 2012)

 

Waiver - Attachments and Appendices (February 22, 2012)

 

 

Waiver - Summary (February 22, 2012)

 

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - NCLB Accountability (January 23, 2012)

DPI's Office of Educational Accountability Web page

Standards, Assessment, and Accountability (ED Web site)

Charter Schools and ESEA

Burmaster awards $9.48 million in charter grants News Release October 10, 2005 All DPI News Releases

Wisconsin gains $17 million federal charter school grant < News Release August 2, 2005 All DPI News Releases

Title I - Charter Schools Non-Regulatory Guidance (released July 2004)

Charter Schools in Wisconsin

ESEA 2R Charter - Overview

Community Learning Centers

21st Century Community Learning Centers

Complaint Procedures

Wisconsin Administrative Procedure for Complaints or Appeals under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) - These complaint procedures are created for the use of individuals or organizations who wish to register a complaint that the state education agency (SEA) or local education agency (LEA) has violated laws and/or regulations governing state-administered programs funded under NCLB.

ESEA Complaint Policy and Procedure <

Wisconsin Administrative Code, Chapter PI 1 - Complaint Resolution and Appeals< - This policy and procedure applies to any program under which federal financial assistance is provided to or through the DPI to be expended in accordance with the State Plan approved by the Secretary of Education. This policy and procedures applies to LEAs that applied for or received such funds.

Data Collection and Reporting Requirements

Wisconsin Information Network for Successful Schools (WINSS) and ESEA (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 03.08)

Wisconsin's Individual Student Enrollment System: Answers to Parents' Questions About New Federal Data Collection Requirements

Meeting ESEA Report Card Requirements - Information for Districts

Meeting Report Card Requirements of ESEA (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.10)

Sample statement to parents regarding accessing school performance

Data on WINSS

Report Cards, Title I, Part A, Non-Regulatory Guidance (released September 12, 2003)

Districts Identified for Improvement (DIFI)

DIFI Summary Materials

 

Milwaukee Public Schools: DIFI Information (2012-13)

 

2012-13 Corrective Action Requirements - June 29, 2012

 

Milwaukee Public Schools: DIFI Information (2011-12)

 

2011-12 Corrective Action Requirements - Modified April 27, 2012

 

Milwaukee Public Schools: DIFI Information (2011-12)

 

2011-12 Corrective Action Requirements - July 22, 2011

 

Milwaukee Public Schools: DIFI Information (2010-11)

 

2010-11 Corrective Action Requirements - August 23, 2010

 

Milwaukee Public Schools: DIFI Information (2009-10)

 

2009-10 Corrective Action Requirements - December 8, 2009

 

Milwaukee Public Schools: DIFI Information (2008-09)

 

August 19, 2008 DIFI Level 3 Notice to MPS<

 

2008-09 Corrective Action Plan

 

MPS District and School Accountability Model Under NCLB

 

MPS DIFI Overview (Level 3) 2008-09

 

Milwaukee Public Schools: DIFI Information (2007-08) MPS DIFI Plan Overview (Level 2) - October 2007<

 

August 27, 2007 - DIFI Level 2 Notice to MPS<

 

2007-08 Corrective Action Plan

 

MPS DIFI Plan<

 

Education Technology

16 projects share $2.4 million in Enhancing Education through Technology grants- News Release August 15, 2005 All DPI News Releases

17 Projects Share $3.1 Million in Federal Enhancing Education through Technology Grants < - News Release July 16, 2004 All DPI News Releases

Wisconsin receives grant under NCLB's Enhancing Education through Technology Program < - News Release February 5, 2004 All DPI News Releases

Enhancing Education through Technology: Needs Assessment/Accountability for Ed Tech (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 03.05)

DPI's Instructional Media and Technology - Ed Tech Web page

ESEA Consolidated Application

ESEA Consolidated Application for LEAs (entitlement funds)

ESEA Consolidated End-of-Year Report

ESEA Consolidated End-of-Year Reporting

Flexibility and Transferability

Flexible Use of ESEA Program Funds Across Titles (Transferability) (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.13)
Revised:  August 29, 2013

Transferability Authority Final Guidance (released August 16, 2004)

Transferability for State and Local Educational Agencies (ED Web site)

Flexibility and Waivers (ED Web site)

Grant and Funding Information

Overview of ESEA Grant and Funding Information

ESEA Consolidated Application for LEAs (entitlement funds)

Formula Allocation Spreadsheets

Carryover Information

Claiming Funds  (9 minutes)

Download slides  for Claiming Funds

ESEA Consortia (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 04.01)

Wisconsin Uniform Financial Accounting (WUFAR) Requirements

Maintenance of Effort

DPI Staff Contacts for Title-specific technical assistance under ESEA

Reporting fraud, waste, or abuse involving U.S. Department of Education funds
 

Highly Qualified Teachers

Memo to District Administrators regarding U.S. Dept. of Education 2010 Monitoring Visit and District Impact (Highly Qualified Teachers) < (August 5, 2010)

 

Reminder of Parent Notification Requirements Related to Teacher Qualifications (Memo dated October 25, 2007)

 

Wisconsin's Highly Qualified Teachers Plan (Revised September 21, 2006)

 

Wisconsin's Highly Qualified Teachers Plan - 2009 Equity Plan Update (December 2009)

 

Wisconsin's Highly Qualified Teachers Plan - November 2010 Updates (Equitable Distribution SFSF VI)

 

Title II, Part A - Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting (ESEA Information Bulletin No. 06.01)

 

Letter to District Administrators regarding High Quality Professional Development requirement < (March 2004)

Enclosures:

 

Wisconsin's highly qualified teachers are the foundation for educational excellence < News Release October 22, 2003 All DPI News Releases

ESEA Provisions for Highly Qualified Teachers (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.04)

Title II Part A Improving Teacher Quality Draft Non-Regulatory Guidance (revised draft September 12, 2003

Sample letter to parents regarding Right to Receive Teacher Information

DPI's Teacher Licensing Web page

 

Homeless Education

Homeless Education: Identification of Children and Youth in Homeless Situations (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 03.06)

Homeless Children and Youth Program - Final Guidance

Information that must be included in a notice to parents regarding homeless children

Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program - Web page on DPI's Successful Schools Team

Individual Student Enrollment System (ISES)

Wisconsin's Individual Student Enrollment System: Answers to Parents' Questions About New Federal Data Collection Requirements

Meeting ESEA Report Card Requirements - Information for Districts

Meeting Report Card Requirements of ESEA (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.10)

Limited English Proficient Students

 

Required Two-Year Monitoring for Former English Language Learners (ESEA Information Update Bulletin #08.01)

 

Memo to District Administrators and Educators of English Language Learners regarding New ESEA Information Update Bulletins (August 28, 2007)

 

Identification of Students as English Language Learners (Entry) (ESEA Information Update Bulletin #07.01)

 

Criteria for Reclassification of English Language Learner Students as Fully English Proficient (Exiting) (ESEA Information Update Bulletin #07.02)

 

Information that must be included in a notice to parents regarding limited English proficient students

More information on Bilingual/ESL Education

Mathematics & Science Partnerships

Partnership grants to strengthen mathematics and science teaching News Release August 28, 2012 All DPI News Releases

 

 

Wisconsin Mathematics and Science Partnership Learning Network Conference 2011

 

 

 

New partnership grants to fund mathematics and science professional development News Release August 4, 2008 All DPI News Releases

Partnership grants to improve mathematics and science achievement News Release September 17, 2007 All DPI News Releases

2007 Mathematics & Science Partnerships Preconference Booklet All DPI News Releases

 

 

 

Grants to increase teachers' content knowledge in mathematics and science News Release November 14, 2006 All DPI News Releases

 

 

 

 

Math and Science Partnerships 2006 Learning Network Conference

 

 

Grants support math and science partnerships to improve teaching News Release November 21, 2005 All DPI News Releases

Five PK-16 Partnerships Receive Math and Science Grants News Release February 4, 2005 All DPI News Releases

Five PK-16 Partnerships Receive Math and Science Grants News Release February 16, 2004 All DPI News Releases

Mathematics and Science Partnerships Program

Migrant Education

Draft Non-Regulatory Guidance for Title I, Part C - Migrant Education Program (October 23, 2003)

DPI's Migrant Education Program Web page

Military Access

Letter to WI district administrators from Superintendent Burmaster < (October, 2005)

Letter to WI public high school principals from Superintendent Burmaster < (February 20, 2003)

Access by Military Recruiters (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.12)

Access to High School Students and Information on Students by Military Recruiter Draft Non-Regulatory Guidance (released October 9, 2002)

Model notice for Directory Information (military recruiter access)

Monitoring

2010-11 ESEA Consolidated Program Monitoring - MediaSite presentation (PowerPoint available also)

 

Monitoring of District ESEA Consolidated Programs - Guidance Document for Districts

 

 

Monitoring of District ESEA Consolidated Programs - Guidance Document for Consortia

Examples of Effective Practices in ESEA Consolidated Programs

 

 

 

Wisconsin Schools of Recognition

Wisconsin Schools of Recognition web page

 

Paraprofessionals

Paraprofessional Competencies and Professional Development Options <

Report on the Needs Assessment of Title I Paraprofessionals <

Paraprofessional Assessment Guidelines <

Paraprofessionals - Frequently Asked Questions (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 03.02)

New Requirements for Paraprofessionals (ESEA Information Update Bulletin bulletin No. 02.03)

Title I Paraprofessionals Non-Regulatory Guidance < (released March 1, 2004)

Paraprofessionals - Web page (DPI's Content and Learning Team)

Parents and ESEA

Reminder of Parent Notification Requirements Related to Teacher Qualifications (Memo dated October 25, 2007)

 

Involving Parents in No Child Left Behind: A Tool Kit for Schools <

Parental Involvement: Title I, Part A - Non-Regulatory Guidance (released April 23, 2004)

Wisconsin's Individual Student Enrollment System: Answers to Parents' Questions About New Federal Data Collection Requirements

What is the NCLB? and Ten Other Things Parents Should Know About the No Child Left Behind Act <

Overview of Parent Notification Requirements in NCLB (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 03.03)

Overview of Parent Involvement Requirements in NCLB (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 03.04)

Parents' Right to Receive Teacher Information (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.09)

Federal ESEA Web Site for Parents and Citizens

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education

National Network of Partnership Schools

Sample Letters and Templates

DPI Parents' Page

Private School Participation

Title I Services to Private School Students Draft Guidance (released October 17, 2003)

Private School Student and Educator Participation in ESEA/NCLB Programs (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 03.01)

ESEA Provisions for Private Schools (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.08)

Affirmation of Consultation with Private School Officials (form PI-9550-AC) (new 2004-05)

Rural Education Initiatives

Title VI, Part B - Rural Education Initiative

 

 


Burmaster announces initiative to support rural schools < News Release March 18, 2004 All DPI News Releases

Two Rural Schools Receive $50,000 Improvement Grants < News Release February 17, 2004 All DPI News Releases

Grant Application for the Rural, Low-Income School Achievement Program

Schools Eligible for Small, Rural School Achievement Program Funding 2003-04 <

Draft Guidance on the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) (released June 13, 2003

 

 

Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities

Non-Regulatory Draft Guidance for Implementing the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) (January 2, 2003)

Safe and Drug-Free Schools - Essential for Student Success (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.05)

Information on Wisconsin's Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program

 

 

DPI's Office of Educational Accountability Web page

 

School Prayer

Letter and certification form regarding constitutionally protected prayer in schools < (August 2003)

Guidance on Constitutionally Protected Prayer in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools < (released February 7, 2003)

Sequestration - Federal Funds

Federal Funds Sequestration

Service-Learning and ESEA

Service-Learning and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (November 2004)

Opportunities for Service-Learning in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (article by Shelley H. Billig and Stephany Brown, RMC Research Corporation, Denver)

Linking Service-Learning & No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Title I - Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged <

Linking Service-Learning & No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Title IV - Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities <

Linking Service-Learning & No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: Title V, Part A - Innovative Programs <

More Service-Learning Information on DPI's Bright Beginnings Family-Community-School Partnership Web page

Special Education and ESEA

IDEA and NCLB - The Connection

Wisconsin Alternate Assessment

DPI Guidelines to Facilitate the Participation of Students with Special Needs in State Assessments (April 2005)

DPI's Special Education Team Web page

State Consolidated Application

Wisconsin's State Consolidated Application to USED

Consolidated State Information (ED Web site)

Student Surveys

Bulletin No. 02.14-Student Surveys

Sample parental permission forms (active and passive) for Student Surveys

Title I Supplemental School Improvement

Title I Supplemental Grants, 1003(a)

 

Title I Supplemental Grants, 1003(g)

 

Statewide System of Support

 

Unsafe School Choice Option

ESEA Intradistrict Safe School Transfer Option (bulletin No. 03.07)

ESEA Intradistrict Safe School Transfer Options - Chapter PI 23

Unsafe School Choice Option Non-Regulatory Guidance (released May, 2004)

Waiver

Wisconsin ESEA Flexibility Accountability Addendum (November 15, 2013)

Approval Letter (December 2013)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - 1003(a) (December 18, 2013)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - MPS 35% Eligibility (July 15, 2013)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - Title I Carryover (May 10, 2013)

Waiver Overview (March 1, 2012)

Waiver - Final (July 2012.  Amended May 20, 2013)

Waiver - Attachments and Appendices (July 2012)

Waiver - Summary (February 22, 2012)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - NCLB Accountability (January 23, 2012)

Title I, Part A 15% Carryover Limitation (DPI-0013)

20% Set-Aside for Choice and SES (DPI-0011)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - 1003(g) (November 18, 2010)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - 1117(b) (April 14, 2010)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver - 1003(g) (March 2, 2010)

Public Notice of Intent to Seek Waiver (Revised June 7, 2010)

 

Wisconsin Alternate Assessment

DPI Guidelines to Facilitate the Participation of Students with Special Needs in State Assessments (April 2005)

Special Education Bulletin No. 05.01 - Guidelines for Complying with the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities-Part 7

Final Regulations - Alternate Assessment (Federal Register Vol. 68, No. 236 dated December 9, 2003)

Special Education Bulletin No. 04.06 - Guidelines for Complying with the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities-Part 6: District Waiver to Exceed One Percent Cap for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)

Special Education Bulletin No. 04.01 - Guidelines for Complying with the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities-Part 5: Title I Regulations on Alternative Achievement Standards

Special Education Bulletin No. 03.07-Guidelines for Complying with the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities-Part 4

Special Education Bulletin No. 03.04-Guidelines for Complying with the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities--Part 3

Guidelines for Complying with the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment, Part 2 (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.11)

Guidelines for Complying with the Wisconsin Alternate Assessment, Part 1 (ESEA Information Update Bulletin No. 02.06)

DPI's Special Education Team Web page

 

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