The first Hispanic member of the U.S. Supreme Court addresses parents of English-language learners in New York City.

A federal district court judge rejects several civil rights claims challenging the plan to close 15 District of Columbia schools.

A federal appeals court rejected claims from black parents that a student assignment plan for the Nashville district led to unconstitutional resegregation of the schools.

A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a Michigan law that bars school districts from deducting teachers' union dues for their employees.

A Texas judge rules that allowing cheerleaders to display religious messages on banners at football games is not an unconstitutional government establishment of religion.

The Louisiana Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the state's method for funding its private school voucher program.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal over state rules barring electric shock and other "aversive interventions" for children with disabilities.

A student's statements to an assistant principal about drugs had to be suppressed in court because the student was not given a Miranda warning, a court ruled.

A school district's use of a "timeout room" did not violate the constitutional rights of a student with developmental disabilities, a federal appeals court has ruled.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a New York State couple seeking a religious exemption from the vaccinations required for children to attend public schools.

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