Related to: Open Enrollment

U.S. District Court Upholds Validity of Wisconsin’s Open Enrollment Law Concerning Nonresident Pupils

November 6, 2017 – In a recent decision, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin upheld the validity of Wisconsin’s Open Enrollment Law, Wis. Stat. § 118.51, which permits a school district to consider whether special education or related services are available, or whether there is “space available” for such service, in…

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Open Enrollment Policies Should be Reviewed Before January Board Meeting

As the February-April 2016 regular open enrollment application period approaches, school districts should review their open enrollment policies to confirm that they are in compliance with the open enrollment statute (Wis. Stat. § 118.51) and DPI regulations (Wis. Admin. Code Chapter PI 36), both of which have undergone recent changes. Any policy revisions should be…

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