††††† 704 KAR 7:140. World War II and Korean Veterans diplomas.

 

††††† 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 veteranís 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 Veteransí 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 veteranís 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.)