Laws and Regulations



United States Code (USC)
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) - Scroll down to Education, Title 34 or use the Search feature on that page.
ESEA/No Child Left Behind
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (HR 1350) - A Printer Friendly version can be accessed by a link on menu bar--right side of this document.


Wisconsin Statutes - all agencies. Search for a word or phrase in the infobase.
Legislative Activity
Wisconsin Administrative Code - all agencies. Search for a word or phrase in the infobase.
DPI Administrative Code
DPI Proposed Administrative Code Modifications

Most Requested Topics of Interest/Team Web Sites:

These links may contain laws, rules, and guidelines on various topics maintained by DPI teams.

All statutory requirements for elementary and secondary (K-12) school districts. This is a link to an informational paper prepared by the Legislative Fiscal Bureau, created January 2011.
Alternative Education
American Indian Education
Bilingual Education
Charter Schools
Children at Risk
Compulsory School Attendance
Educator Licensing, (PI 34) and (PI 3)
High School Graduation
Home Based Education/Home School
Incarcerated Youth
Military Recruiters
Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
Open Enrollment Program
Pupil Record Confidentiality Information
Pupil Transportation
School Fees
Special Education
20 School District Standards. Click below for additional information on the following standards:

Waivers of Laws and Rules
Youth Options Program