The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to step back into the issue of race-conscious actions by school districts to promote student racial diversity.

Thirty years ago this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a state may not deny access to a basic public education to any child, whether that child is present in the country legally or not, a decision with fresh resonance today.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to step into a thorny case involving the free-speech rights of elementary school students and the potential legal liability of school administrators who try to limit religious speech.

A federal district judge has struck down a 23-year-old Arkansas public school choice law because some student transfers between districts are barred on the basis of race.

The U.S. Supreme Court's 2011-12 term is not likely to be considered a landmark one for education law, but a pair of pending appeals in school cases would, if granted, make the court's next term much more interesting.

A ruling by Utah's highest court will allow a lawsuit to go forward against a school district over the accidental gun death of a high school student.

A federal district judge has approved an agreement that permits an Ohio student to wear a pro-gay T-shirt to his high school whenever he chooses.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined review of a Kentucky high school sports rule that restricts the amount of merit-based financial aid students may receive and remain eligible for competition.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld a federal definition of a "child" that means twins born through in vitro fertilization after the death of their father may not claim Social Security survivors' benefits.

A federal appeals court has revived the pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit of a Florida teacher who was fired from a Florida Christian school purportedly because she had disobeyed "the word of God" by engaging in premarital sex.

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