POLICY #6173
 
 
NORWICH FREE ACADEMY
HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION POLICY
 
Special instruction may be allowed for those students with an identified medical and/or psychological special need; a disciplinary removal from school; or institutionalization precluding regular class attendance at the Norwich Free Academy and for those students who need additional instruction on an individual or small group basis (tutoring).
 
Any program of homebound instruction for regular education students must be approved in advance by the Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Any program of homebound instruction for students receiving Special Education services, students receiving services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, or students requiring homebound instruction for medical reasons must be approved in advance by the Director of Student Services. Credit for homebound instruction will be awarded only when approved in advance and taught by a teacher certified by the Department of Education for the State of Connecticut or through an accredited program of instruction at an approved institution.
 
 
 
 
 
Legal Reference:          Connecticut General Statutes
10-186 Duties of local and regional boards of education Policy Adopted:      November 10, 1993
Policy Revised:             April 22, 2008
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