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Homebound instruction is provided for students enrolled in Logan County Schools who are unable to attend school because of a temporary physical or emotional disability.
Homebound instruction can be administered in the home or other appropriate location. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that students enrolled in a Logan County School, but unable to attend on a temporary basis, are provided with instruction by a certified teacher in accordance to West Virginia Board of Education Policy Assuring Quality of Education using approved course content standards.
Homebound instruction services are not to exceed 9 nine weeks without a revaluation and recommendation by the physician.
A licensed physician must provide a written statement on the proper form to the county school district. The written statement must include: Pregnancy is not a legitimate reason to recommend homebound instruction unless medical complications prevent the student from attending school.
Each pregnant student should be encouraged to attend school and participate in all aspects of education with support of the school nurse and under the supervision of the physician.
A physician my recommend homebound instruction if medical complications prevent school attendance before the expected delivery date. The student is eligible for six weeks of homebound instruction after delivery date. Students who are recommended for homebound instruction for emotional reasons, i.
If appropriate, the treatment plan may include a specific time of transition needed to assist the student in returning to full-day attendance.
Instruction is provided at a time when a responsible adult is in the home. Homebound teachers will not be given more than 2 two students at a time unless circumstances exist which requires special consideration. Homebound Instruction provided for an exceptional student is an extension of the Individualized Educational Plan IEP and regular school programs of study in which that student participated.
A change in educational placement is mandated by Policy Scheduling options need to be discussed with the school counselor.
West Virginia Department of Education and Logan County School approved content standards are to be used for all courses taught. Homebound instruction is provided for students according to the Logan County Schools calendar for instructional days.
Any changes in the instructional schedule must have prior approval. The time at which the instruction will be provided in the home or other approved location is established by the teacher, parent s and when appropriate, county school district administrator.
Instructional hours shall be scheduled as follows: A student who is unable to participate in a regular school setting is considered a member of the school and classes.
Since the homebound instruction is a temporary situation, the student needs a smooth transition back to school. The regular classroom teacher s must work with the homebound toward this goal. The regular classroom teacher s responsibilities are: To consider the student placed on homebound instruction as a member of the class.
To provide the homebound teacher with copies of lesson plans, worksheets, handouts, tests content standards and any other instructional aids or materials. To confer with the homebound teacher as needed regarding assignments, due dates, and grade reporting.
Responsibilities of the Homebound Teacher: The homebound teacher is responsible for delivering instruction to students unable to participate in a regular school setting. The teacher will provide the instruction in the home or other appropriate location.
Students are approved for homebound instruction to accommodate a temporary disabling condition.
The homebound teacher is to keep the temporarily disabled student abreast of what is presented in the regular classroom to make the transition back to school as smooth as possible. To deliver the authorized hours of instruction per week to the student in the designated location.
To make regular contact with the regular classroom teacher s so that the instruction delivered outside the school as close as possible to the instruction delivered in the classroom.
To turn-in grades to the regular teacher, or counselor of the homebound teacher when due. If the regular teacher desires to issue grades, the homebound teacher must submit all tests, quizzes, worksheets and all other materials for grading to the regular classroom teacher.
To not deliver instructions without a parent or other responsible adult present.
To complete the Homebound Instruction Verification form in ink and have the adult present sign the form.
To turn in the Homebound Instruction Verification form to the Central office at the end of each pay period. To follow the goals and objectives of the IEP for special education students. To have the student and the home prepared for instruction when the homebound teacher arrives.Check out the Visit Logan website to find attractions, events and much more.
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