The Board of Education recognizes the value to students and to the District of students participating in programs
offered by University of Wisconsin system institutions, Technical Colleges, tribally-controlled colleges and private, non-profit higher education institutions in Wisconsin.
The Board will allow high school juniors and seniors who satisfy the eligibility requirements under the Youth Options Program statute and the administrative rules of the Department of Public Instruction to enroll in an approved course at an institution of higher education while attending in the District. Students will be eligible to receive college and high school credit for completing course(s) at institutions of higher education provided they complete the course(s) and receive a passing grade.
The School District’s responsibility to pay for tuition, fees, books and other necessary materials shall be limited to eighteen (18) postsecondary credits per student.
The Superintendent shall establish administrative procedures to ensure that the District’s Youth Options Program comports with applicable State law and the administrative rules of the Department of Public Instruction. The Superintendent shall also ensure that students in grades 9-11 and their parents are provided with information regarding the Program by October 1st each year.
118.37, 118.55, Wis. Stats.
Approved/Adopted: July 13, 2009