July 2013 Archives

A change in Arkansas law means that a challenge to race-based restrictions on student transfers between school districts is now moot, a federal appeals court ruled.


A California school district has entered into a settlement agreement with federal civil rights officials over the district's treatment of a transgender student.


The U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling on race in college admissions continues to attract debate, including at a lively panel discussion at the Century Foundation in Washington.


Maryland's highest court upheld a police search of an instructional aide's school desk for evidence of inappropriate contact with a student.


Members of a Georgia school board that fired the district's superintendent were immune from her lawsuit alleging retaliation for speech on a public matter, a federal appeals court has ruled.


The Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a police officer violated an 8-year-old's rights by detaining him to help coax a confession from another student suspected in a theft.


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