Updated: 11/17/2005 - When you take your child to school each day, you hope you're not dropping them off near a sexual predator. The good news today is a growing number of states are banning released sex offenders from living near or visiting schools, playgrounds, or other areas where children gather. Kentucky is one of them. Here, offenders on parole or probation cannot live within 1,000 feet of a school or daycare. But, those rules don't apply when the sex offender is a juvenile.