Some private schools in pockets of the country were not required to close until last week, and at least a few outliers remained open barring explicit orders to close.

Citing coronovirus concerns, the justices put off a session that was to include an education case about the scope of the "ministerial exception" for religious schools.

The justices agreed to decide whether the Eighth Amendment requires a trial court to find that a juvenile is permanently incorrigible before imposing a sentence of life without parole.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit again rules that a worker's prior pay may not provide an employer a valid defense against alleged sex discrimination.

The justices agreed to take up a lawsuit that threatens the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era health care law whose effects have been felt in education.

A third federal appeals court says non-members who object to union fees may not recoup money collected before the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in "Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31."

In a case with several education-related angles, the justices took up a federal law that makes it a crime to encourage or induce illegal immigration for commercial gain.

The justices threw out rulings that required the Archdiocese of San Juan to pay nearly $5 million into a pension trust for employees of Catholic schools.

The justices agreed to hear a challenge by a Roman Catholic agency to Philadelphia's refusal to refer foster children because the agency would not place such children with same-sex couples.

A federal appeals court rejected a multi-pronged challenge to a school district plan allowing transgender students to use restrooms and other facilities that match their gender identity.

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