A federal appeals court upheld a Wisconsin law curtailing the collective-bargaining rights of public-employee unions, including the teachers' unions.

A school district is not required to provide special education services to a Maryland student enrolled in a private school, a federal appeals court has ruled.

A federal judge has refused to block a Texas high school's program of requiring student-identification badges with tracking chips.

The 25th anniversary of Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier arrives Jan. 13 amid fresh examinations of the issues raised by the student speech case.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up two appeals involving sexual harassment involving teachers and students.

A Colorado district must reimburse the parents for a special education student's enrollment at an out-of-state residential facility, a federal appellate court has ruled.

The Milwaukee district is not liable under federal law for a death on a class outing, an appeals court rules, though it says officials may have been negligent.

Two news developments that occurred just before the violence in Newtown, Conn., are worth noting for the debate over guns and schools.

The justices agreed to take up two cases dealing with same-sex marriage, an issue that like many hot-button debates has implications for schools.

A federal appeals court has upheld a $1 million jury award against a New York district in a case involving persistent racial harassment of a student by his peers.

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