Home instruction provies only 12 hours per week of instruction for secondary students. Home instruction is a short term measure for acute medical or emotional concerns for a period of no longer than 10 weeks (one school quarter). All requests for home tutoring due to emotional issues must incorporate a re-entry plan with your request. The same is requires for medical concerns if the child needs a gradual re-entry.
PLEASE NOTE:for students with an emotional diability - the application for home isntruction MUST be filled out by a NYS Licensed Psychiatrist or NYS Clinical Psychologist. Requests will not be honored if the form is either incomplete or is completes by anyone other than the treating Psychiatrist or Clinical Psychologist.
Please contact your child's school counselor for additional information.