Students suspended from school for fighting have no fundamental right to alternative education under the North Carolina constitution, the state's highest court has ruled, but districts must provide a reason for denying such access.

The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a November ballot measure that would relax the state's limits on class sizes.

A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday in a challenge to same-sex classrooms in a Louisiana school district.

The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the appeal of a parent who challenged a New Jersey school district's restrictions on religious music at holiday performances in its schools.

A long-awaited biography of the late Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan Jr. contains some interesting anecdotes about key education cases Brennan was involved in during his 34 years on the court.

In what could be a valuable tool for teachers, the U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will make audio recordings of its oral arguments available to the public on a more timely basis.

A federal appeals court today and struck down a federal rule that lets teachers working towards alternative certification be considered "highly qualified" under NCLB even if they are just making "satisfactory progress" towards certification.

Separate lawsuits have been settled over a principal's search of a student's cell phone that turned up nude photos and the use of 'aversive therapies' at a special needs school.

It seems that one way or another, the controversy over the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools is headed back to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The lawsuit says fees charged by districts for classroom materials and extracurricular activities violate the California Constitution's guarantee of free public education.

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