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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

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to 'Stay Put' Ruling

The Monday action by the Supreme Court follows a recommendation from the Obama administration that the high court not take up the case, which involved a private school placement.

May 18, 2015

U.S. High Court Rejects Case of School Employees Fired After Hurricane Katrina

The suit began as an effort to prevent mass firings after flooding from the 2005 storm shut down schools and thousands of employees lost their jobs.

May 01, 2015

Study Paints Statistical Portrait of Same-Sex Parents in America

Same-sex parents are raising more than 210,000 children under age 18 across the U.S., according to a demographic study of such couples.

January 21, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Case Highlights Housing-Education Links

The justices took up a case about lawsuits over racially discriminatory effects in housing, which has implications for education in two distinct ways.

December 02, 2014

Social Media Threats at School Taken Up by U.S. Supreme Court

The justices take up a case that includes a Facebook reference to shooting up a school. Was it a true threat, or a "therapeutic" vent?

November 03, 2014

Maryland Parents Seeking Legislation to Shift IEP 'Burden of Proof'

A 2005 U.S. Supreme Court decision placed the burden of proof in individualized education program disputes with the party that's bringing the complaint--usually the parents.

October 06, 2014

Supreme Court Turns to Administration for Opinion on Special Education Case

The high court, while not promising to hear the case, has asked the Solicitor General's office its opinion on a case related to the "stay put" provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

October 06, 2014

Four Cases for Educators to Watch in the New U.S. Supreme Court Term

Although the high court justices have not heard a case involving school districts or school officials in five years, there are other cases worth watching.

June 16, 2014

Supreme Court Will Hear Case With Potential Impact on Schools, Social Media

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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