December 2009 Archives

A teacher who was injured while chaperoning students on an official school ski trip was entitled to worker's compensation, Massachusetts' highest court has ruled.


A court has revived the race-discrimination lawsuit of a black school administrator who claims he received only partial payment for his unused sick days upon his retirement, while three white colleagues received full reimbursement.


The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the appeal of a New Mexico student who was denied admission to a state military high school because of her behaviorial problems and her need for counseling and medication.


A court upheld frequent paddlings of a high school basketball player by his coaches over misbehavior, poor grades, and even, allegedly, for missed shots during basketball games.


The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review whether public schools and colleges may deny recognition to student religious groups that restrict their membership to core believers.


A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas school district's policy limiting when students may distribute written materials to their classmates.


The U.S. Supreme Court today waded into the complexities of the student-loan industry, hearing a case that raises concerns about borrowers doing an end run around federal law to discharge their student loan debt.


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