The U.S. Supreme Court considered the constitutionality of sentences of life without parole for juveniles age 14 and younger convicted of murder.


The U.S. Supreme Court grappleS with the federal definition of a "child" under Social Security law in an era of in vitro fertilization.


A Mississippi student's rap song on Facebook and YouTube targeting two high school's coaches as having had improper contact with female students was not protected by the First Amendment, a federal district judge has ruled.


A Virginia teacher who suffered health ailments because of exposure to excessive mold in her classroom could not sue her school district on a constitutional claim that her bodily integrity had been violated, a federal appeals court has ruled.


The federal data show that minority students face harsher discipline, have less access to rigorous high school curricula, and are more likely to be taught by lower-paid and less-experienced teachers.


In a federal appeals court, the state defended its immigration law, including provisions that require schools to gather data about the citizenship and immigration status of students.


A federal appeals court reinstates a jury verdict on a key issue in favor of a white school district administrator in Arkansas who was demoted by a majority-black school board.


The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of a Washington state school district in a lawsuit brought by a mother challenging the use of an 'isolation room' for her autistic child.


In a dispute being closely watched by the K-12 community, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear a major new case involving the consideration of race in college admissions.


A federal judge has issued an injunction barring a Missouri school district from allowing its Internet filters to block websites that offer positive viewpoints on gay people.


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