A federal judge rules that a key claim may move forward in a lawsuit over the federal health-care law's employer mandate by the state of Indiana and 39 of its school districts.
A federal judge rejects a motion from parents that he toss his earlier order over data sought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
In Education and the Media, my other blog for Education Week, I review interesting documentaries about schools and youth issues, among other things. Today I have a review of "15 to Life: Kenneth's Story," a documentary that is part of the "POV" series on PBS. The film is a look at one Florida prisoner sentenced to four life-without-parole sentences for armed robberies committed while he was 14 and 15. In its 2010 decision in Graham v. Florida, the U.S. Supreme Court held such life-without-parole sentences for non-homicide juvenile offenses to be a violation of the Eighth Amendment's bar on ...
The state's high court on Thursday upheld Act 10, which sharply curtails the collective-bargaining rights of teachers' unions and most other public-employee labor groups.
A teacher's blog containing disparaging descriptions of her students such as "jerk" and "dunderhead" was not protected free speech, a federal district judge ruled.
A Connecticut teacher whose hours and pay were cut in half was not entitled to notice and a hearing, a federal appeals court has ruled.
A federal appeals court has ruled against a Washington teacher who contends he was dismissed in retaliation for blowing the whistle on alleged test tampering.
The divided ruling sets the stage for the closely watched affirmative action case to return to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The court threw out the conviction of a high school student who had posted photographs on Facebook with vulgar descriptions of his classmates.
The justices rule in a case that was being closely watched by the teachers' unions because it challenged a key precedent on public-employee collective bargaining.