November 2016 Archives

U.S. Supreme Court justices considered the impact of intelligence testing and school influences on whether a state may execute a defendant who may have an intellectual disability.

The justices refused, without comment, to hear the appeal of Kansas parents and students who object on religious grounds to the Next Generation Science Standards.

The justices take up a debate that includes seven relatively recent Education Department officials whose service in acting roles may have been on shaky ground.

The court rejects a law that bars "upbraiding" teachers, administrators, and bus drivers; it also decides between two "irreconcilable" laws on guns at school.

In a fight between two companies, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the copyright status of design elements of cheerleader outfits and the cost implications for schools and families.

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