Placing a child in a locked isolation room for misbehavior was "a recognized educational tool" and thus a parent who challenged the tactic first had to exhaust administrative remedies before suing, a federal appeals court ruled.

A prosecutor likely overstepped constitutional boundaries when he threatened a student with prosecution over alleged "sexting," a federal appeals court ruled.

The federal agency has determined that a New York City educator was illegally ousted from her job on the basis of race, religion, and national origin.

A federal appeals court upheld teacher-led recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools.

The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the appeal of the Boston Teachers Union over a state court injunction requiring union leaders to disavow its call for a vote on a one-day strike.

A federal appeals court upholds a ruling that challengers to a private school's policy of admitting only native Hawaiians may not pursue their legal challenge anonymously.

The Supreme Court takes up a major gun-rights case, and gets advice from the nation's third-largest school district.

A case involving a special education teacher granted review this week by the U.S. Supreme Court has implications for school districts in lawsuits alleging violations of the constitutional rights of students or district employees.

The U.S. Supreme Court today refused the hear the appeal of an Alabama school district in a case in which an employee successfully sued over claims that she was placed too low on the salary schedule.

A lawsuit challenging the discipline of a student for a Facebook page critical of a teacher may proceed, a federal judge ruled.

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