Model: WI Sharing Information Across Systems

Organization: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Author: Tony Evers
Published: January 1, 2013

In general, confidential information may only be shared under one of three conditions: 1) a signed authorization that consents to the release of information, 2) a court order, or 3) authorization of statute. This publication focuses on the third of these three conditions and is designed for educators, law enforcement personnel, juvenile justice and human service professionals, and community leaders who are interested in understanding the scope and parameters of the confidentiality laws that apply to the exchange of information between Wisconsin schools and other community systems.