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A ruling by Utah's highest court will allow a lawsuit to go forward against a school district over the accidental gun death of a high school student.


A federal district judge has approved an agreement that permits an Ohio student to wear a pro-gay T-shirt to his high school whenever he chooses.


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.


The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld a federal definition of a "child" that means twins born through in vitro fertilization after the death of their father may not claim Social Security survivors' benefits.


A federal appeals court has revived the pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit of a Florida teacher who was fired from a Florida Christian school purportedly because she had disobeyed "the word of God" by engaging in premarital sex.


The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday issued a document that discourages schools from using restraints and seclusion on students.


It's only a matter of $1 in nominal damages, but the stakes in a Monday decision by a federal appeals court are much higher for litigation under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.


A federal appeals court on Thursday chimed in again in a long-running dispute over whether the No Child Left Behind Act permits so-called intern teachers to be considered "highly qualified" under the law.


A federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to give greater scrutiny to a North Carolina school district's student-assignment plan, suggesting that the district's move away from racial diversity goals is inconsistent with a long-running court-supervised desegregation plan.


New Jersey's highest court has upheld a law and regulations that curb unused sick leave and certain other benefits for school administrators in the state.


A federal appeals court has upheld U.S. Department of Education regulations that interpret the main special education law as not covering a process for optimizing cochlear implants used by deaf children.


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