Pursuant to KRS 158.186, before Sept. 15 of each year the commissioner of education must distribute copies of KRS 158.183, which details the “rights of students,” and KRS 158.195, which requires each public elementary and secondary school to “display the national motto” of the United States.

You can read the statutes by clicking on the preceding links.

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is required to distribute this information to local school board members, school-based decision-making councils and certified employees.

If you have any questions regarding the content of the laws, contact the Kentucky Department of Education at (502) 564-4474.