Protecting schoolchildren from being taught about gay marriage is not a valid legal justification for a ban on same-sex unions, the Obama administration argues.


The law's section requiring school districts in nine states and parts of others to get federal approval for changes in voting is under constitutional attack.


A U.S. Supreme Court justice asks whether a state's practice of DNA sampling of criminal suspects might lead to its use in schools.


The 3rd Circuit heard arguments about whether school districts may bar students from wearing the popular "I ♥ Boobies" wristbands promoting breast-cancer awareness.


In a ruling with potential implications for police searches in schools, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected broad certification requirements for drug-sniffing dogs.


A court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to hold an Ohio school district liable for a teacher's sexual abuse of a student.


The U.S. Department of Education's recent guidance on the inclusion of students with disabilities in extracurricular athletics continues to generate debate.


A federal appeals court has rejected the lawsuit of a 64-year-old parochial school teacher who claims she was a victim of age discrimination when she was replaced with a teacher in her 20s.


A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of an Illinois principal who contends she was terminated for questioning alleged financial improprieties by her predecessor.


A state does not have give a teacher the same credit for out-of-state experience as it gives to those within the state, a federal appeals court has ruled.


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