The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will conduct a preliminary public hearing from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Nov. 16 on a statement of scope related to alternative applications for open enrollment. The hearing will be held at the DPI’s headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125 S. Webster St., Madison. For those who cannot attend the hearing, written comments sent to the department will be given the same consideration as public testimony. A copy of the scope statement is available on the department’s Administrative Rules webpage or the Wisconsin Legislature Rules site. Written comments may be submitted in lieu of testimony by Nov. 16 online, goo.gl/forms/muitLW40qtRuu8Rh1, or sent to the department’s administrative rules coordinator by email or U.S. mail. Send to Carl Bryan, PO Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.