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July 27, 2015

North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds State's School Voucher Program

The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.

July 23, 2015

North Carolina's School Vouchers Ruled Constitutional by State Supreme Court

The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.

June 25, 2015

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare, in Setback for K-12 Opponents of Law

The high court ruled 6-3 in favor of an Affordable Care Act policy providing health-care subsidies across states.

May 18, 2015

Schools Legally Obligated to Address Effects of Trauma on Students, Suit Says

Are schools legally obligated to address the effects of student trauma in the classroom? A new lawsuit against the Compton Unified School District says that they are and that many fail to do so.

February 26, 2015

FCC Votes 3-2 to Protect Net Neutrality, Prevent 'Fast Lanes'

School and library officials applauded the FCC's action, because they believe it prevents their institutions from being relegated to a "slow lane" of Internet service.

January 16, 2015

Miss. State Board Votes to Abandon PARCC, Release New RFP for Testing

Mississippi's state board of education says it will put forward a request for proposal for new statewide assessments for next year, after major objections emerged over a PARCC-designed exam.

January 14, 2015

Activists Cry Foul Over Second Ballot Measure on Mississippi K-12 Funding

State lawmakers are considering a ballot initiative on school funding that critics say is merely designed to block a citizen-sponsored measure up for voter approval this November.

November 25, 2014

'Obamacare' Challenge in U.S. Supreme Court Could Affect Schools

A new challenge to the Affordable Care Act could affect federal subsidies for health insurance for millions of individuals, including school employees.

November 10, 2014

Colorado Voucher Lawsuit Gets a Date With the State Supreme Court

A school voucher program goes before the Colorado Supreme Court next month, three years after a judge first suspended the district-based pilot program.

October 30, 2014

Judge Approves Using Tax Dollars For Religious School Textbooks

The New Mexico state Court of Appeals has ruled that it is constitutional for the state to provide textbooks to private and religious schools. Meanwhile, the Washington Supreme Court hears legal arguments in a challenge to the state's charter law, and a Louisiana judge says a decision on a lawsuit over charter school funding will be coming soon.

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