Court Backs School District's Removal of Ex-Porn Star's Tutoring Banners

A Florida district removed a math tutor's banners from its campuses after it learned that the tutor had ties to the porn industry.

Appeals Court Rejects Injunction Requiring Training on School Searches

The court throws out an injunction requiring a Tennessee school district to better train its school nurses to avoid unconstitutional searches and seizures of students.

Court Rejects Suit Over Sale of Student Information by ACT, College Board

A federal appeals court says test-takers authorized the disclosure of their personal information to education organizations and thus suffered no injury.

Brown v. Board of Education to Be Featured in C-SPAN's 'Landmark Cases'

The 90-minute live special, airing Monday night, features the only education case included in the public affairs channel's first list of landmark cases.

Appeals Court Upholds School Zoning Plan Aimed at Maintaining Racial Balance

The 5th Circuit upholds a Louisiana district's student assignment plan intended to maintain racial balance after the district had been freed of court supervision for desegregation.

Justice Scalia: No Constitutional Right of Parents on Children's Education

In a speech to law students, the justice says the parental right to direct the upbringing of children finds no support in the 14th Amendment.

New Mexico High Court Rejects Public Textbooks for Private School Students

The state' supreme court struck down, as a violation of the state constitution, a program to lend free textbooks to private school students.

Appeals Court Smacks Down Justice Department in La. Voucher Case

A federal appeals court says the Justice Department overstepped its authority in demanding information about the race of students in Louisiana's private-school voucher program.

Supreme Court to Weigh Contraceptive-Coverage Mandate for Religious Schools

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear appeals from numerous religious schools that object to complying with the contraceptive-coverage mandate of the Affordable Care Act.

Ledbetter Ruling Backs Principal's Sex-Bias, Equal-Pay Suit

An Arkansas principal's sex-discrimination and equal-pay lawsuit may proceed, thanks to the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, a federal judge ruled.

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