Ruling in the case of an Indiana community college instructor, the 7th Circuit federal appeals court holds that sex discrimination encompasses sexual orientation.
The Senate Judiciary Committee votes 11-9 to advance Neil M. Gorsuch's U.S. Supreme Court nomination, as Democrats attack his approach in a 2008 special education decision.
The federal court panel in Chicago held that claims of race discrimination in the testing lacked evidence, and the private school was not acting in a government capacity.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in the case of a convict whose school record provided evidence of an intellectual disability, says Texas must use up-to-date medical standards.
Religious schools are worried over a case about whether church-affiliated entities have the same exemption from the main federal pension law as church plans do.
The father of an autistic student in a 2008 decision written by the U.S. Supreme Court nominee testifies that the ruling was "very hard to take."
The justices' ruling that one provider may copyright some of its designs has implications for the costs of uniforms for schools and families.
Democrats pounce during Neil M. Gorsuch's confirmation hearing after the court rebukes a standard for student progress that Gorsuch had adopted in a similar case.
The justices ruled Wednesday that schools must do more than provide a "merely more than de minimis" education program to a student with a disability.
The Supreme Court nominee addressed parental rights in education, civics education, his early reading instruction, and "mutton busting."