As used in KRS Chapters 156 and 158, unless the context requires otherwise, “character education” means instructional strategies and curricula that:
(1) Instill and promote core values and qualities of good character in students including altruism, citizenship, courtesy, honesty, human worth, justice, knowledge, respect, responsibility, and self-discipline;
(2) Reflect the values of parents, teachers, and local communities; and
(3) Improve the ability of students to make moral and ethical decisions in their lives.
Effective: July 14, 2000
History: Created 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 162, sec. 1, effective July 14, 2000.