The U.S. 4th Circuit court upholds unitary status for the Pitt County, N.C., district, over a community group's objections that student racial imbalance had increased in recent years.


In a case watched by educators, the U.S. Supreme Court rules for a Muslim woman denied a job because she wore a head scarf.


The justices rule narrowly in throwing out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who made Facebook threats that included musings about shooting up an elementary school.


The private school is seeking to prove that it is still covered by a 47-year-old insurance policy even though the school apparently lost the paperwork.


In a case with implications for elected school boards, the justices will examine whether those apportioning electoral districts should consider total population or voters.


The federal court rules that the Houston Independent School District was not a proper defendant in a civil suit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.


The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on behalf of thousands of New Orleans teachers who were terminated after Hurricane Katrina.


The justices ruled against a Maryland law that results in double taxation of income for some taxpayers, a decision that could reduce state and county funding for schools.


Following the advice of the Obama administration, the justices turn away a case involving the "stay put" provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.


A judge rules that an 8th grader's Facebook rant that his teacher "needs to be shot" was not a true threat of violence.


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