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Home or Hospital Instruction

Upon request from a parent 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 weeks or more because of disability or illness. A written statement from a qualified medical practitioner as defined by Washington State law 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
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


Adoption Date:  04.11.85

Former Policy Number: 4005

Clover Park School District

Revised: 09.09.02, 07.09.12