Safe Schools

Published: 1/2/2018 2:58 PM

The Safe Schools Team at the Kentucky Department of Education provides various resources for schools, parents and districts, such as bullying prevention training, suicide prevention training, assistance with children experiencing bullying, and guidance on Missing Children in Kentucky and Safe Schools data collection in schools.


The Safe Schools Team at KDE creates and distributes a newsletter for all District Safe Schools Coordinators.  Please see below for our latest newsletter:

The Safety Net - January 2018

The Safety Net - November 2017

The Safety Net - August 2017

The Safety Net - April 2017

​​​Other Safe Schools Websites

Title IV, Part A - Support and Academic Enrichment

Suicide Prevention

Kentucky Center for School Safety

KDE collaborates with the Kentucky Center for School Safety to provide training and professional development to school districts.  Throughout the year, the Kentucky Center for School Safety is available to schools across Kentucky, as a "one stop shop" for school safety resources, training and assistance. 


Senate Bill 8/House Bill 354 - an act passed in 2013 pertaining to school safety

KRS 158.445 - Local assessment of school safety and school discipline

KRS 158.444 - Reporting of discipline to KDE from student information system

KRS 158.156 - Reporting of commission of felony
KRS 158.148 - Student discipline guidelines and model policy
KRS 158.150 - Suspension or expulsion of pupils
KRS 158.155 - Reporting of specific incidents of student conduct
KRS 158.162 - Mandatory adoption of emergency response plan
KRS 527.070 - Unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds - posting of sign - exemptions
KRS 525.070 - Harassment
KRS 525.080 - Harassing communications

Victoria Fields
Office of Continuous Improvement and Support
Division of Student Success
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4772
Fax (502) 564-7820