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Eligibility and Coding

Overview

Reimbursement under the Special Education and School-Age Parents Aid program is provided only for eligible expenditures by Wisconsin school districts, CESAs, CCDEBs and independent (2r) charter schools.

Special Education and School-Age Parents Aid Eligibility

Master guidance document for the aid program, specifying which costs are eligible for reimbursement. Eligibility is defined by program requirements, not by how expenditures are recorded.

Supplemental Program Guidance

Fund 27 Matrix

Chart of the WUFAR account coding collected in the PI-1505-SE Special Education Annual Report. This document does not define program eligibility. Note that updates due to the transition of IDEA budgeting to WISEgrants are included in this WUFAR revision.

Valid Staff Reporting and License Codes

Chart comparing staff assignments (as reported in the WISEstaff (PI-1202) data collection) with appropriate licensure and WUFAR account coding. Eligibility for staff salary and benefits depends upon both licensure and work assignment.

"Act 221" Pupil Services Positions

Explanation of the limits on aid eligibility for salary and benefits of license social workers, guidance counselors, school nurses and psychologists.

Aid-Eligible Contracted Services

Definition and explanation of the privately contracted services eligible for aid.

Specialized Transportation Funding

Explanation of the requirements for eligibility of specialized transportation costs.

Related Topics

Special Education Tuition

Explains the requirements for tuition agreements involving students with disabilities.

IDEA Allowable Costs

Information on costs allowable for IDEA flow-through and preschool grant funding.

WUFAR Accounting Issues and Coding Examples

Includes specific accounting examples for Fund 27, the Special Education Fund in WUFAR.

For questions about this information, contact Roselynn Bittorf (608) 267-9212