The case involves "complaint-resolution proceedings" authorized under the main federal special education law.
The National School Boards Association worries, along with some justices on the high court,about the growing administrative power of the federal government.
The Obama administration filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the state bans harm same-sex couples and their children.
A federal appeals court threw out a suit by a student arrested in the schoolyard death of a classmate, but whose charges were dropped.
A federal appeals court upheld a finding of race discrimination in an Arkansas district's firing of its superintendent, but it reduced his damages award.
In a case being watched by educators for its potential impact on school district employee-benefits policies, the Supreme Court weighs a key part of the Affordable Care Act.
A federal appeals court has reinstated an educator's suit alleging wrongful and retaliatory arrest stemming from sexual abuse accusations by one of his students.
The justices take up a case in which a child's statements to his teacher were used to convict his alleged abuser without the child testifying in court.
A case about a retail job applicant's Muslim head scarf could have implications for school districts and students.
A full federal appeals court will rehear a case in which a panel ruled that a student's violent rap song critical of two coaches at his school was protected speech.