Series Name
Policy Name
Homebound Instruction Program
Adoption Date

The Board may provide, pursuant to rules of the State Board of Education, individual instruction to students of legal school age who are not able to attend classes because of accident, illness, or disability.

Documentation of the enabling condition shall be done by a physician licensed to practice in the State of Indiana who shall:

A. certify the nature of the medical disability;

B. state the probable duration of the confinement; and

C. certify the student’s ability to participate in an educational program.

The program of homebound instruction given each student shall be in accordance with the rules of the State Board of Education and the laws of the State of Indiana.

Instruction may be withheld when:

A. the instructor’s presence in the place of a student’s confinement presents a hazard to the health of the teacher;

B. a parent or other adult in authority is not at home with the student during the hours of instruction;

C. the condition of the student is such as to preclude his/her benefit from such instruction.

D. any other factors that the Superintendent deems appropriate.

Policy References
511 IAC 7-27-10
511 IAC 7-27-11