A Florida middle school student who cursed an administrative assistant and told her that "something bad" was going to happen to her that day did not commit an assault under state law, an appellate court has ruled.
A federal district judge said critics of his opinion in a case over the promotion of religion by a Texas school district "should be ashamed of themselves.
A federal appeals court has thrown out a class action on special education in the Milwaukee school district, holding that the suit didn't meet federal rules on defining a class of plaintiffs with common interests.
A federal appeals court rejects, among other arguments, the assertion that recognizing gay marriage means children would be taught that gay marriage is the same as traditional marriage.
A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit that claims girls basketball at an Indiana high school receives less desirable scheduling than the boys team, in violation of Title IX.
A federal appeals court has revived the lawsuit of a Michigan graduate student expelled from her program in school counseling in a dispute over her refusal to treat gay clients.
A federal appeals court has reversed the conviction of a former Maryland school district superintendent for "honest-services fraud" but upheld counts involving evidence and witness tampering and obstruction of justice.
The U.S. Supreme Court turned aside an appeal from an Oregon family seeking reimbursement for the private placement of a child in a school charging tuition of $5,200 per month.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that police officers who entered a home in search of guns amid an investigation of a rumored threat of school violence were immune from a family's lawsuit alleging a constitutional violation.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a school board in Delaware, which had its practice of reciting prayers before its public board meetings struck down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, in Philadelphia,