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2165 - Home or Hospital Instruction



Upon request from a parent/guardian or an adult student, home or hospital instruction will be provided to students who are unable to attend school for an estimated period of 4 consecutive weeks or more because of disability or illness. A written statement from a qualified medical practitioner verifying that the student will not be able to attend school for an estimated period of four weeks or more will accompany the request. The district will not pay for any costs incurred in securing the medical verification.


Cross Reference:

Board Policy 2161            Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students

Board Policy 2162            Education of Students with Disabilities Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Legal References:

RCW 28A.155                  Special Education

WAC 392-122-145           State special education program – Home and/or hospital care – Extended absences

WAC 392-172A-02100    Home/hospital instruction

Adopted by the Board: July 16, 2002

Revised: April 17, 2018

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