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Assembly Bill 903

Relating To: Relating to: programs for gifted and talented pupils. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 2/5/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2022

Comments
Our members support Gifted & Talented Programs. The programs are woefully underfunded in this state. This bill includes new unfunded reporting requirement and audits.
WiRSA Notified Date 1/31/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/31/2022

Comments
We support gifted and talented programs, but the added reporting will put a strain on already understaffed rural districts.
Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted Notified Date 2/21/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/21/2022

Comments
WI districts are already mandated to identify and serve "gifted and talented pupils" (S.118.35; S.121.02(1)(t); Rule 8.01(2)(t)2). Much data in this bill is already collected for state or fed OCR. DPI registered "for information only." See attached.
Supporting Documentation
2022_20260-9573_SB860.docx

https://www.watg.org/
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Comments
While we support gifted and talented programs, this bill includes new unfunded mandates (e.g., additional reporting requirement and audits). Despite recent state budget increases for G&T, these programs are still critically underfunded in WI.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Lobbying Efforts

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
3.00
2022
July - December
Total 3.00
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2.00
2022
July - December
Total 2.00
WiRSA 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 1.00