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IH5 Special Services in Delivery of Instruction Revised September 2017

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

Special services shall be made available when possible and when those services are a reasonable accommodation for the improvement of the instructional program and to assist students to complete the Albuquerque Public Schools instructional program.

The superintendent, or his/her designee, shall maintain a long-term medical absences instructional program for students K-12 who are unable to attend classes at their school of record for ten (10) or more consecutive school days due to a medical injury or illness.  Schools shall immediately inform the parents/legal guardians of a student who qualifies to receive instruction through this program when the school is made aware of a student’s extended absence due to a medical injury or illness.

Administrative Position:  Assistant Superintendent of Equity, Instruction and Support

Department Director:  Executive Director of School and Community Supports


Board Policy Cross Ref.:

  • JB – Equal Educational Outcomes

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Educational Support for Students with Long-Term Medical Absences Program

NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHB

Introduced: December 11, 2012
Reviewed: January 8, 2013
Adopted: January 16, 2013
Reviewed: September 13, 2017
Revised: September 20, 2017