Nearly 40 years after the justices ruled that the Amish did not have to send their children to high school, a scholar reflects on the case of Wisconsin v. Yoder and some of its surprising legacies.

Over a vigorous dissent by one judge, a full federal appeals court on Monday refused to reconsider a panel's decision that upheld a Tennessee school district's prohibition on any student display of a Confederate flag.

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to allow a Kansas school district to raise local taxes beyond what the state school finance system permits.

A federal appeals court has upheld the discipline of a Mississippi student accused of hacking into the computer system of his middle school and initiating a brief "denial of service" attack.

A federal appeals court has upheld damages awards to two Illinois students who were barred by school officials from wearing T-shirts that said "Be Happy, Not Gay" to protest a day meant to promote gay tolerance.

The U.S. Supreme Court today took up what could potentially bea a major test of the rights of children when interacting with the police and other government investigators in schools.

The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the appeal of a high school student who claimed that his free speech rights were infringed when administrators refused to let him return to school to address allegations that he had made a racially insensitive comment about another student.

A Tennessee school district's program of random drug testing of its teachers was constitutionally flawed, a federal district court has ruled.

In a busy day for education-related cases at the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices on Monday declined to hear the state of Connecticut's challenge to the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Times are tough, a California appellate court says, and the judiciary cannot compel state lawmakers to come up with nearly $1 billion to reimburse unfunded education mandates imposed on school districts.

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