704 KAR 7:140. World War II and Korean
RELATES TO: KRS 158.140(4)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 158.140(4)
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS
158.140(4) requires the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate an
administrative regulation establishing the guidelines for use by local boards
of education when awarding a high school diploma to an honorably discharged
veteran who was enrolled in, but did not complete, high school prior to being
inducted into the United States Armed Forces during World War II, as defined in
KRS 40.010, or the Korean conflict as defined in KRS 40.010. This
administrative regulation establishes the requirements for awarding a high
school diploma to those World War II and Korean conflict veterans.
Section 1. Documentation Needed to
Determine Eligibility. An honorably discharged veteran of World War II, or the
Korean conflict, or a member of the veteran’s family, shall provide a discharge
certificate showing the period of service and type of discharge and the name of
the school and district of enrollment to the Kentucky Department of Veterans
Affairs, 1111 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.
Section 2. Guidelines for Local Boards of
Education to Award Diplomas. (1) The Kentucky Department of Veterans’ Affairs
shall forward the verified documentation to the local board of education.
(2) Upon receipt of documentation, a
local board of education shall verify the veteran was enrolled in, but did not
complete, high school prior to induction and meets the requirements of KRS
158.140. If the high school or district has been consolidated or reconfigured
since the veteran’s enrollment, the current local board of education with
jurisdiction shall provide the verification. (29 Ky.R. 1439; Am. 1793; eff.
1-16-2003; 31 Ky.R. 613; 934; eff. 11-8-04.)