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November 25, 2014

'Obamacare' Challenge in U.S. Supreme Court Could Affect Schools

A new challenge to the Affordable Care Act could affect federal subsidies for health insurance for millions of individuals, including school employees.

July 30, 2014

Lawsuits Targeting Federal Health Care Law Could Impact K-12 Districts

Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.

July 10, 2014

After Loss, Vendor Makes Offer to Resolve Dispute Over Common-Core Contract

The American Institutes for Research has reached out to PARCC to try to resolve a dispute over a lucrative, and controversial, common-core testing contract awarded to Pearson.

April 30, 2014

Google Abandons Scanning of Student Email Accounts

Google announced that it has stopped its practice of scanning millions of student emails in its Google Apps for Education.

April 24, 2014

Schools Could Be on Internet 'Slow Track' Under Proposed FCC Rules

New proposed rules by Federal Communication Chairman Tom Wheeler could give some companies access to speedier Internet service, which might leave schools in a slower zone.

April 14, 2014

Investor Lawsuit Targets K12 Inc. and Stock Sales of Former CEO

A federal lawsuit alleges that the online education provider K12 Inc. misled investors, and says that the company's former CEO benefited by selling off stock before the company's stock price fell.

February 26, 2014

Idaho Lawmakers Put Up Millions to Keep State Broadband Network Running

A state budget committee has agreed to pay $6.6 million to prevent a school Internet network from being shut down amid a legal dispute.

February 19, 2014

FCC Promises Rules Meant to Protect Open Internet for Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission vowed Wednesday to put forward rules to protect "net neutrality, though the commmision's two Republican members panned the proposal.

October 09, 2013

Indiana Attorney General, Districts Sue Over Federal Health-Care Law

A group of 15 districts and Indiana's attorney general are suing the federal government over provisions in the new federal health care law, which they say financially penalizes them.

May 28, 2013

Pearson Reaches $75 Million Settlement in E-Book Complaint

A division of publishing giant Pearson has agreed to a $75 million settlement of a lawsuit that had accused the company of price-fixing e-books.

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