January 2010 Archives

A teacher's union grievance complaining that administrators failed to discipline a student who threw books at him was not protected speech, a court ruled.

An Illinois school district that allegedly concealed a teacher's record of sexually abusing students was not liable when the teacher continued to abuse students in another community, a federal appeals court has ruled.

A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court today overturned limits on spending by corporations and labor organizations, including teachers' unions, on political communications.

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of a Pennsylvania mother who was barred from reading a Bible passage to her son's kindergarten class.

A federal appeals court decision sheds light on how long it can take for a school district to win the final dismissal of a teacher.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a student's challenge to a Texas school district's dress code that prohibits most messages on student shirts, including political slogans.

A federal appeals court has ruled that an Arizona charter school is not a "state actor" for purposes of federal civil rights law.

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