The justices decline to hear an early-stage appeal from a group of Roman Catholic schools on whether religiously affiliated groups must comply with the contraceptive-coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

A federal appeals court rejected the lawsuit of a Mississippi 8th grader whose paddling in school led to a broken jaw and shattered teeth.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a Pennsylvania school district's appeal involving the right of students to wear "I ♥ Boobies" breast-cancer awareness bracelets.

A Facebook post by the daughter of a Florida educator cost the father $80,000 out of a larger settlement of an employment discrimination suit against a private school.

The U.S. Supreme Court examines intelligence testing in the context of capital punishment and how the states define those with mental retardation, who cannot face that penalty.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined appeals from two California school districts of rulings that backed one-on-one classroom transcription services for two deaf or hard-of-hearing students.

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal from a German family that is seeking U.S. asylum because it contends that it faces persecution for home schooling in its native country.

A federal appeals court says the school faced disruption and the threat of violence when white students wore U.S. flag shirts to antagonize students of Mexican descent.

A federal appeals court strikes down an Indiana school district's policy requiring short hair for boys on the basketball team, ruling that it results in illegal sex discrimination.

A federal appeals court cast legal doubt on a Nevada school district's uniform policy, holding that requiring students to wear shirts with a leadership motto is a form of compelled speech.

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