Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer settled the lawsuit that alleged deplorable conditions in Detroit public schools and led to a federal appeals court ruling recognizing a U.S. constitutional right of access to literacy.
Nevada high school government teacher Micheal Baca was a Colorado elector in 2016 who was part of an unsuccessful effort to deny Donald Trump his Electoral College victory.
The justices consider two cases involving lay teachers at Roman Catholic schools and must decide whether such positions are exempt from protection of civil rights and employment laws.
Filings urge the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit to set aside a panel's decision that there is a fundamental federal right to a basic education in the form of access to literacy.
The justices consider a Trump administation rule that exempts religious employers, including schools and colleges, from a requirement to cover contraceptives that stems from the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court is offering 10 hours of telephone arguments available live to the public. Some educators see a teaching moment amid the pandemic.
In a case being watched in the education community, the U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped a potentially major ruling on gun rights under the Second Amendment.
In a groundbreaking decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit recognized a fundamental federal right to a basic minimum education and access to literacy.
A federal appeals court upheld a New Jersey district's firing of a teacher who allegedly taught denial of the Holocaust and 9/11 conspiracy theories.
The justices declined to hear the appeal of a school superintendent in New York state who alleges he was fired for reporting corruption in his new district.