The general counsel of the National School Boards Association is asking the U.S. Department of Education to reconsider and clarify some of its recent guidance to schools on bullying and harassment.


An elementary student and his father sued their school district, alleging that the boy's school wasn't offering the amount of gym required by state law. Now, a state appellate court has largely agreed.


For the justices, sympathies in the immigration debate are sometimes revealed by the language they use.


Just in time for the holiday season, a federal appeals court has given a boost to parents and children who challenged a Texas school district's refusal to allow elementary school students to distribute items with Christmas and other religious messages at school parties and events.


In a decision with potential implications for school districts, the U.S. Supreme Court has strengthened protections against municipal liability in federal civil rights lawsuits.


The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a Michigan special education teacher who claimed she was fired for complaining that the size of her teaching caseload kept her from providing the proper amount of instruction to each student.


A high school gang was an "organization" within the meaning of New York state's anti-hazing law, and a prospective member of the gang may not consent to being hazed, a state appellate court has ruled.


Washington state's highest court has ruled that sex between a high school teacher and an 18-year-old student meets a state law's definition of educator sexual misconduct with a minor.


A federal appeals court today upheld a Tennessee school district's prohibition of any display of a Confederate flag by students, the latest in a long line of such rulings that have backed administrators seeking to prevent racial conflict over the symbol.


A federal appeals court has upheld a New Hampshire law that requires schools to set aside time daily for students to voluntarily recite the Pledge of Allegiance.


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