A federal judge this week ordered the immediate removal of a large prayer mural addressed to "Our Heavenly Father" in the auditorium of a Rhode Island high school.

The justices ruled unanimously that the Constitution bars lawsuits against churches by their ministers, and that a Lutheran school teacher could not sue her church employer for discrimination because she was effectively a minister.

During oral argument, the U.S. Supreme Court appeared inclined to require that public-employee unions provide nonmembers with the chance to opt out of special assessments for political purposes.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear appeals on a requirement for compensatory tutoring in special education and on the federal test for compliance with Title IX.

A South Carolina radio talk show host has won a round in an ongoing battle with the state school administrators group over a Freedom of Information Act request he filed. But the host appears to be losing the war.

The civil rights lawyer argued the Brown v. Board of Education case both at the trial court in Topeka, Kan., and in the U.S. Supreme Court.

A federal appeals court has upheld a Pennsylvania school district's attendance-zone plan that took neighborhood racial demographics into account but did not assign individual students based on race.

The case about Indian trust land granted review this week by the U.S. Supreme Court is being watched closely by a Michigan school district that is reaping shared revenues from an Indian casino.

A federal appeals court has reinstated the lawsuit of a New York State teacher who claims she was denied tenure in retaliation for speaking out about alleged misconduct at her school.

Although Arizona's law does not address school enrollment, the high court's review likely will have implications for an Alabama law that requires schools to check the citizenship status of students.

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