A ruling by a California court raises questions about how schools handle student harassment, as well as the use of arbitration for disputes at private schools.


A school district did not violate students' rights when it barred the wind ensemble from performing "Ave Maria" at a high school graduation ceremony, a court ruled.


Although they are largely on the sidelines of a big campaign-finance case in the U.S. Supreme Court, the politically powerful national teachers' unions are paying close attention.


A federal court revived the national-origin bias suit of a teacher who alleges that her principal called her "a stupid Polack" and took adverse job actions against her.


A school administrator's controversial comments to a newspaper were provided as part of her official duties, and thus were not protected by the First Amendment, a judge ruled.


A federal judge upholds a school district's system of requiring school visitors to submit to background checks for sex-offender status.


Schools and law enforcement agencies should sign agreements that better define the roles of school resource officers and help respect the rights of students, the American Civil Liberties Union urges.


A couple of court decisions over the summer uphold the right of the U.S. Department of Education and the states to put their stamp on the No Child Left Behind Act.


A school district's challenge of the construction of a halfway house for prisoners and probationers in its community is headed back to where the district filed it--a state court.


Two Tennessee school districts have agreed to stop blocking student and teacher access to Web sites with information about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues.


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