In a case being watched by school boards, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld prayers before a town's meetings in New York state, despite the prayers' predominantly Christian and sometimes proselytizing nature.

In two cases with implications for students and schools, the U.S. Supreme Court weighed privacy expectations in the age of digital smartphones.

The justices step back into the complex area of when speech by teachers and other government workers is protected by the First Amendment.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan ballot initiative that bars race-based preferences in admissions at the state's universities.

In a long-running dispute, a federal judge has ordered Louisiana to provide annual data to the federal government on the students participating in the state's private school voucher program.

A federal appeals court, ruling for the sixth time in a long-running case, has upheld the New York City school system's rules against opening its school facilities to weekend worship services.

A federal appeals court rules that a school principal is immune from a parent's lawsuit after he was barred from distributing religious messages in school.

Leaders of the American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association warn that the U.S. Supreme Court decision will give wealthy donors greater influence over politics.

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.

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