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AB 870 - Virtual Charter Schools - Key Vote

Wisconsin Key Votes

Dan Kapanke Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

Read statements Dan Kapanke made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (53-44) - (Key vote)

Title: Virtual Charter Schools

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that places stricter requirements on virtual charter schools that provide instruction through online courses.

Highlights:
- Requires virtual charter school teachers to complete at least 30 hours of specialized training for online instruction (sec. 6). - Provides regulations for location, licensure, staff duties, days and hours, tuition, parent advisory, and pupil participation in virtual charter schools (sec. 10). - Allows only limited enrollment increases from the 2009-2010 school year until the 2014-2015 school year except in certain circumstances (sec. 10). - Substitute amendment offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Mason, Hixson, and Van Akeren.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Virtual Charter Schools

Sponsors

  • Brett H. Davis (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Gottlieb (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott L. Gunderson (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven G. 'Steve' Kestell (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Kramer (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel R. LeMahieu (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas A. Lothian (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Montgomery (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Newcomer (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Pridemore (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott E. Suder (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John F. Townsend (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Leah Vukmir (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Ziegelbauer (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rich Zipperer (WI - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Glenn Grothman (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Kapanke (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Leibham (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol A. Roessler (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
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