Georgia's highest court struck down a state law that created a commission with the authority to approve charter schools over the objections of local school districts.

A lecture at the U.S. Supreme Court recalls the story of the family that challenged Bible readings and the Lord's Prayer in their Pennsylvania public schools.

The Obama administration is advising schools of their obligations under federal law to enroll children regardless of their citizenship or immigration status.

A federal appeals court has returned to a lower court a race- and gender-conscious settlement plan covering testing, recruiting, and seniority of custodians in the New York City school system.

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a Wisconsin high school teacher for accessing pornographic images on his school computer, rejecting his claims that his school district retaliated against him for teachers' union activism.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the appeal of a Texas high school cheerleader who was dismissed from the squad after she refused to cheer for a basketball player accused of sexually assaulting her.

In a case with implications for elected school board members, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a tough Nevada ethics law challenged as impinging on the First Amendment rights of local policymakers.

In a case raising novel issues about student speech rights in the Internet era, a federal appeals court has upheld the discipline of a Connecticut student who had harshly criticized school officials in her Web journal.

The case involves whether a parent may bring a negligence claim against a school district that allegedly failed to identify a high school student's disabilities.

A federal district judge has blocked a Pennsylvania school district from enforcing its ban against breast-awareness bracelets that refer to "boobies," saying the ban is likely unconstitutional under U.S. Supreme Court precedents on student speech.

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