September 2010 Archives

In what could be a valuable tool for teachers, the U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will make audio recordings of its oral arguments available to the public on a more timely basis.

A federal appeals court today and struck down a federal rule that lets teachers working towards alternative certification be considered "highly qualified" under NCLB even if they are just making "satisfactory progress" towards certification.

Separate lawsuits have been settled over a principal's search of a student's cell phone that turned up nude photos and the use of 'aversive therapies' at a special needs school.

It seems that one way or another, the controversy over the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools is headed back to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The lawsuit says fees charged by districts for classroom materials and extracurricular activities violate the California Constitution's guarantee of free public education.

A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas school district's policy requiring school visitors to submit identification for a background check to gain access to secure areas such as hallways and classrooms.

A federal judge has ruled that a Texas school district violated the First Amendment's free speech clause when it removed an explicit religious message as one option for greeting cards selected by parents as part of a school fundraiser.

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