The U.S. Supreme Court took up an appeal about disparaging names, part of a debate that includes American Indian names and mascots at high schools.
September 2016 Archives
The justices will consider the level of education benefit a child must receive for a district to have complied with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
A federal appeals court ruled that a teacher who allowed a stranger to take a student, who was then sexually assaulted, is not entitled to immunity.
The court holds that a 7th-grader's sexual harrassment of two younger students in a park adjacent to their school was not protected off-campus speech.