In a major decision on the free-speech rights of students, a full federal appeals court ruled that schools may not prohibit the popular "I ♥ Boobies" breast-cancer awareness bracelets.


A federal judge has rejected the U.S. Department of Education's attempt to enforce subpoenas against a California higher education group.


A change in Arkansas law means that a challenge to race-based restrictions on student transfers between school districts is now moot, a federal appeals court ruled.


A California school district has entered into a settlement agreement with federal civil rights officials over the district's treatment of a transgender student.


The U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling on race in college admissions continues to attract debate, including at a lively panel discussion at the Century Foundation in Washington.


Maryland's highest court upheld a police search of an instructional aide's school desk for evidence of inappropriate contact with a student.


Members of a Georgia school board that fired the district's superintendent were immune from her lawsuit alleging retaliation for speech on a public matter, a federal appeals court has ruled.


The Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a police officer violated an 8-year-old's rights by detaining him to help coax a confession from another student suspected in a theft.


The justices rule on a hot-button issue that has played out in the schools as it has elsewhere in society.


The Supreme Court struck down the formulas in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that define which jurisdictions, including school boards, must get federal approval before any changes in voting.


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