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Independent Study

If you wish to inquire about Independent Study for your student(s), please submit this Independent Study Request form and a district staff member will contact you with more information.

For the 2021-2022 school year, parents and guardians have the option to enroll their child in in-person instruction or independent study.  You have the right to request a student-parent-educator conference meeting before enrollment in independent study.

Independent Study Daily Live and Synchronous Instruction Requirements

Kindergarten to grade 3 - daily synchronous instruction for all students throughout the school year.

Grades 4 to 8 - both daily live interaction and at least weekly synchronous instruction for all students throughout the school year.

Grades 9 to 12 - at least weekly synchronous instruction for all students throughout the school year.

"Live interaction" means interaction between the student and district classified or certificated staff, and may include peers, provided for the purpose of maintaining school connectedness, including but not limited to: wellness checks, progress monitoring, provision of services and instruction.  This interaction may take place in person or in the form of internet or telephonic communication.

"Synchronous instruction" means classroom-style instruction or designated small group or one-on-one instruction delivered in person, or in the form of internet or telephonic communications and involving live, two-way communication between the teacher and student.  Synchronous instruction shall be provided by the teacher of record for that student.

Written learning agreements must be signed before a student commences an independent study course.