The Homebound Instructional Program is administered by the Department of Pupil Personnel Services. It is designed for students who are unable to attend school for a short period of time while they are recuperating from:
Homebound Instruction is only provided in the above referenced cases.
HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION PROCESS
· The parent submits a written request to the School Principal or Guidance Counselor
· The tutor will gather the books and materials from the school secretary and maintain an on-going working relationship with the student’s teachers to ensure the continuity of instruction.
HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION BEGINS WHEN:
Homebound instruction can begin immediately upon receiving approval from the Department of Pupil Personnel Services. A minimum of two days is required to arrange for the tutoring services.
If the tutoring is to take place in the home, a parent must be present.
WHERE IS THE HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION PROVIDED?
Homebound instruction is provided in the home or at the Field Library. Arrangements are made with the family and the tutor.
WHO SUPERVISES THE HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTORS?
The certified homebound instructors are supervised by the Department of Pupil Personnel Services. Complaints regarding tutors and their services should be directed to the department.
HOW ARE GRADES GENERATED?
Quarterly progress reports are provided by the school after the individual homebound instructor submits the completed work. The student’s teacher inputs the grades after conferring with the homebound instructor and upon receipt of the completed coursework. The school then generates the report card which is sent to the parents.
The student must complete all coursework and examinations, including Regents in order to obtain a grade.