Sixty-four years since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the principle of "separate but equal" education, public schools in many communities remain highly segregated and schools where students of color are the majority usually lag behind those with majority white student bodies on things like access to rigorous courses and school-based librarians.
The case was being watched by those concerned with the integrity of college sports and those who view sports betting as a danger to youths.
The state's highest court held that the perpetrator who killed two students and injured 26 met the standard for a life without parole sentence.
In a case being watched in education, the U.S. Supreme Court weighs President Donald Trump's directive limiting U.S. entry for residents from certain predominantly Muslim countries.
The teachers' unions and higher education groups join a challenge to President Donald Trump's restrictions on travel to the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries.
Among the participants in the live show on April 23 will be Mary Beth Tinker, who wore a black armband to protest the Vietnam War.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case with the potential to add billions of dollars in revenue to state and school district coffers nationwide.
For the 45 states and the District of Columbia, estimates of lost sales-tax revenue from out-of-state sellers range from $8 billion to $34 billion annually.
The landmark school desegregation ruling may be settled law, but can also be used to put nominees on the spot, as one of President Donald Trump's picks for the federal bench saw this week.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit holds that nothing in the 1965 federal voting-rights law requires any public office to be elective.