Kentucky - Bullying Policy Scope: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

Kentucky Revised Statutes 158.148 Definition of "bullying"

(1)

  • (a) As used in this section, “bullying” means any unwanted verbal, physical, or social behavior among students that involves a real or perceived power imbalance and is repeated or has the potential to be repeated:

      1. That occurs on school premises, on school-sponsored transportation, or at a school-sponsored event; or
      1. That disrupts the education process.
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