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Policy Resource Guide

Policy Resource Guide

This online tool assists school boards and administrators in policy development and implementation. Each topic contains policy and legal considerations, links to applicable state laws and additional resources, and sample model policies.

Available to all board members and district staff authorized to access it.

$3,950 (per year for 3-years) initial subscription / $2,500 annual renewal fee

To order the Policy Resource Guide.



The FOCUS is a comprehensive policy publication subscription available to member districts. Each issue presents an in-depth analysis of one policy topic and includes legal and policy considerations, descriptions of policies and programs being implemented in Wisconsin school districts, and sample policies. Refer to The FOCUS Topical List to see if your topic of interest has been addressed in The FOCUS.

Subscribers can access The FOCUS archive (log in required).

Order The FOCUS, $225 annually sent to designated board and district staff under one subscription. Contact a consultant for a sample issue.

Policy Perspectives

Policy Perspectives

Your WASB membership entitles your district to receive the monthly Policy Perspectives newsletter. Designed to keep you informed of current policy issues surfacing throughout the state, it features policies adopted by Wisconsin districts on a wide variety of school issues and discusses new laws and regulations, court decisions and attorney general opinions.

The board president and district administrator receive paper copies of Policy Perspectives free of charge. WASB member districts can order additional paper subscriptions for other board members and/or other school personnel at the current subscription price.

Order Policy Perspectives, $75 annually

Access an archive of recent issues of Policy Perspectives. (Log in required.)

Legal and Policy Services Newsletter

Legal and Policy Services Newsletter

Distributed up to twice a month by email to all members, the Legal and Policy Services Newsletter includes notices of and links to Policy Perspectives, New Law updates, and various other WASB and non-WASB publications and resources.


If you are not the district’s administrative assistant or district administrator, please contact them to place the order for your district.

  • Log in at the top of this page > My Portal
  • Make sure you are logged in as your School District (Organization) and not your individual account
  • Click on Subscribe to a Publication under Subscriptions
  • Select a Subscription Plan > Continue > Place Order
  • Enter Billing Information: choose Send Me an Invoice, Pay with your bank account (ACH) or Pay with a new credit/debit card and Continue
  • Once WASB is notified of your order, we will follow up with additional information regarding subscription access

Billing questions: Jessica Woodburn, 608-512-1704
Subscription questions: Teresa Kimball, 608-512-1714