• Students enrolled with HomeLink, an Alternative Learning Experience program, must make weekly contact with each class instructor per the State guidelines below: 

     

    Per Washington Administrative Code, all students are to meet weekly with a certificated staff member for the purposes of instruction, review of assignments, testing, reporting of student progress, or other learning activities.  Attending a class taught by a certificated staff member meets this purpose.  Direct contact may be accomplished in person, through telephone call, email, instant messaging, interactive video or other means of digital communication.

     

    WAC 392-550-025 - Alternative learning experience - Rule text (filed 7/10/20, effective 8/10/20)

    An attendance week is defined as SUNDAY through SATURDAY

    (2) ContactEach student enrolled in an alternative learning experience must have one of the following methods of contact with a certificated teacher at least once a school week until the student completes all course objectives or otherwise meets the requirements of the learning plan:

    (a) Direct personal contact must:

    (i) Be for the purposes of instruction, review of assignments, testing, evaluation of student progress, or other learning activities or requirements identified in the written student learning plan;

    (ii) Be related to an alternative learning experience course or course work identified in the written student learning plan; and

    (iii) At minimum include a two-way exchange of information between a certificated teacher and the student. All required direct personal contact must be documented.

    (b) In-person instructional contact must be:

    (i) For the purposes of actual instruction, review of assignments, testing, evaluation of student progress, or other learning activities or requirements identified in the written student learning plan; and

    (ii) Related to an alternative learning experience course identified in the written student learning plan.

    (c) Synchronous digital instructional contact may be accomplished in a group setting between the teacher and multiple students. The synchronous digital contact must be:

    (i) For the purposes of actual instruction, review of assignments, testing, evaluation of student progress, or other learning activities or requirements identified in the written student learning plan; and

    (ii) Related to an alternative learning experience course or course work identified in the written student learning plan.