The justices agreed to weigh the free speech rights of those who make threats or deliver violent rants on social media such as Facebook.
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June 16, 2014
May 06, 2014
In a May 6 "dear colleague" letter, the federal education department upheld the rights of schools to use affirmative-action policies despite a Supreme Court ruling in April.
December 07, 2013
A Pennsylvania district asked the U.S. Supreme Court to back its right prohibit students from wearing "I ♥ Boobies" breast-cancer awareness bracelets.
October 31, 2013
Three groups have collaborated on a guide to help school administrators with the changes that bring new benefits to same-sex couples who are legally married.
October 15, 2013
The high court rejected an appeal from African American parents that a student assignment plan for the district led to resegregation of the school district.
June 24, 2013
The high court rules 7-1 that the Fifth Circuit court did not use the right legal standard in deciding that the University of Texas at Austin could use a race-conscious policy to admit some freshmen.
October 11, 2012
Justices declined to hear Scholastic's appeal of the state's decision that ruled teachers as "representatives" for the company.
July 12, 2012
An Education Week story examines the ways the Supreme Court's health-care decision may encourage the states to challenge conditions imposed by federal education laws passed under Congress's spending authority.
June 28, 2012
The part of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic health-care decision holding that the that the new law's Medicaid expansion was unduly coercive on the states could have implications for federal education spending programs.
May 21, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court declined review of a Kentucky high school sports rule that restricts the amount of merit-based financial aid students may receive and remain eligible for competition.