An Illinois school district that allegedly concealed a teacher's record of sexually abusing students was not liable when the teacher continued to abuse students in another community, a federal appeals court has ruled.


A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court today overturned limits on spending by corporations and labor organizations, including teachers' unions, on political communications.


The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of a Pennsylvania mother who was barred from reading a Bible passage to her son's kindergarten class.


A federal appeals court decision sheds light on how long it can take for a school district to win the final dismissal of a teacher.


The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a student's challenge to a Texas school district's dress code that prohibits most messages on student shirts, including political slogans.


A federal appeals court has ruled that an Arizona charter school is not a "state actor" for purposes of federal civil rights law.


A teacher who was injured while chaperoning students on an official school ski trip was entitled to worker's compensation, Massachusetts' highest court has ruled.


A court has revived the race-discrimination lawsuit of a black school administrator who claims he received only partial payment for his unused sick days upon his retirement, while three white colleagues received full reimbursement.


The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the appeal of a New Mexico student who was denied admission to a state military high school because of her behaviorial problems and her need for counseling and medication.


A court upheld frequent paddlings of a high school basketball player by his coaches over misbehavior, poor grades, and even, allegedly, for missed shots during basketball games.


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