Homebound Instruction 6-79

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-79


Homebound Instruction

The School Board is committed to meeting the needs of all students including those students who are temporarily unable to be physically present in school. The School Board shall maintain a program of homebound instruction to comply with Virginia Board of Education directives and the Superintendent shall develop regulations implementing this program.

Editor's Note

See also Virginia Department of Education's "Homebound Instructional Services Guidelines" (revised February, 2012). For School Division’s implementation see the Office of Student Leadership’s Procedures for Referral and Implementation of Homebound Services."

Code of Virginia § 22.1-253.13:3, as amended. Standard 3. Accreditation, other standards, assessments, and releases from state regulations.

Virginia Board of Education Regulations. 8VAC20-131-180, as amended. Off-site instruction.

Adopted by School Board: October 21, 1969
Amended by School Board: February 20, 1979
Amended by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Scrivener’s Amendments: November 6, 2013
Amended by School Board: June 20, 2017