The full 9th Circuit federal appeals court declined to rehear a case involving a Hawaii private school's policy of serving only native Hawaiian students.


Arguments focused on whether contributions for scholarships, including for those attending religious schools, violate the U.S. Constitution's establishment clause.


The Supreme Court takes up a California law that seeks to regulate the sale of violent video games to minors.


The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to consider whether a 13-year-old burglary suspect who was interrogated at school by the police should have been given a Miranda warning about his rights.


A federal appeals court rules that a New Jersey moving company cannot recover more than $800,000 from the Philadelphia school district for alleged cost overruns on a moving project.


The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidance to schools about when bullying can violate federal civil rights law.


Teachers have no First Amendment free-speech protection for curricular decisions they make in the classroom, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.


The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the appeal of a New York City teacher who claims he was retaliated against and fired for his complaints about administrators' alleged failure to discipline students who threw books at him in class.


A federal appeals court has upheld an Illinois law requiring schools to observe a daily period for for "silent prayer or for silent reflection on the anticipated activities of the day."


A federal appeals court has upheld the inclusion of the words "one state under God" in the Texas Pledge of Allegiance, which state law requires public schoolchildren to recite daily unless excused by their parents.


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