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(a) A pupil with a temporary disability that makes attendance in the regular day classes or alternative education program in which the pupil is enrolled impossible or inadvisable shall receive either individual instruction at home provided by the school district in which the pupil is deemed to reside, or individual instruction in a hospital or other residential health facility, excluding state hospitals, provided by the school district in which the hospital or other residential health facility is located.
(b) For purposes of this section and Sections 48207, 48207.3, 48207.5, and 48208, the following terms have the following meanings:
(1) “Individual instruction” means instruction provided to an individual pupil in the pupil's home, in a hospital or other residential health facility, excluding state hospitals, or under other circumstances prescribed by regulations adopted for that purpose by the state board.
(2) “Temporary disability” means a physical, mental, or emotional disability incurred while a pupil is enrolled in regular day classes or an alternative education program, and after which the pupil can reasonably be expected to return to regular day classes or the alternative education program. A temporary disability shall not include a disability for which a pupil is identified as an individual with exceptional needs pursuant to Section 56026.
(c)(1) For purposes of computing average daily attendance pursuant to Section 42238.05, each clock hour of teaching time devoted to individual instruction shall count as one day of attendance.
(2) No pupil shall be credited with more than five days of attendance per calendar week, or more than the total number of calendar days that regular classes are maintained by the school district in any fiscal year.
(d) Notice of the availability of individual instruction shall be given pursuant to Section 48980, and shall include information regarding a pupil's eligibility for, and the duration of, individual instruction.
(e) Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit any rights accruing to a pupil with a temporary disability who is also identified as an individual with exceptional needs, as defined in Section 56026.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Education Code - EDC § 48206.3 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/education-code/edc-sect-48206-3.html
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