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Public School Open Enrollment and Course Options
Transportation Reimbursement Claim
2017-18 School Year


Read and follow all instructions carefully. Failure to do so may result in delay or denial of your claim.

Due Date: July 15, 2018




Collection of this data is a requirement of s. 118.51, Wisconsin Stats.

This is a claim for reimbursement of costs to transport eligible pupils who are attending school in a district other than the one in which they live in (nonresident district) under the Wisconsin full-time public school open enrollment program, an additional year tuition waiver or Course Options to and from school. If a pupil attends a private school, a school in the school district that they live in (resident district) or a nonresident district under a current year tuition waiver, they are not eligible for the reimbursement. Additionally, pupils must qualify for free or reduced price meals under the federal school lunch program to be eligible for the reimbursement (see information on the next page on the online form to determine if you qualify).

All claims for a family should be submitted on a single form. A claim for reimbursement may be submitted at the end of the school year. All claims must be submitted online to the Department of Public Instruction no later than July 15, 2018. Claims submitted after July 15, 2018, will not be paid.

The DPI expects to receive many more claims than it has money available. Based on prior years’ claims, it is estimated that each family’s total reimbursement will be 20 percent of their full eligible amount (proration).


Instructions

Fill out all information completely and accurately. If you do not, your claim may not be paid.

Email is our primary communication tool and is a required field on this claim form. We use email to contact parents when their claim is denied, to get answers to questions about their claim, and to retrieve missing or additional information that is required for us to process their claim.

Save and Return Later Button
Use this button if you need to return later to finish the claim. When clicked, the Save button will display a page that has your customized link and a message similar to the following ("Your responses to the Transportation Reimbursement Claim have been saved. Save the following link to finish the claim at a later time.") Right-click on the link and SAVE as a bookmark or favorite. Previous answers will be saved. Do not bookmark the page itself.

For Further Information Contact
Kari Gensler Santistevan, Open Enrollment Program
Toll-free (888) 245-2732 Extension 2, then 2
openenrollment@dpi.wi.gov



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