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.

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

The court rules against the union in its effort to prove that state officials were retaliating with a law that bars public-employee payroll deductions.

The justices consider whether to make their 2012 ruling striking down mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders retroactive to those already serving them.

The justices return to the bench after denying education appeals dealing with alleged disability discrimination, private schools, and school board politics.

A federal district judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to allow teachers to join unions but opt out of paying the portion of dues that go for political expenses.

The judge allows a novel lawsuit against the Compton district that calls for help for students who have faced violence and other trauma.

A federal appeals court rules that it was not clearly established that the teacher's search of the student's account would violate her rights.

The court held that 10 charter schools must reimburse a school management company that formerly ran the schools for equipment purchased at taxpayer expense.

A federal appeals court rules that a teacher who disparaged students in personal blog posts was not protected by the First Amendment from dismissal.

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