The U.S. Supreme Court sends back for further review cases involving a voucher program in Colorado and textbook aid to private schools in New Mexico.
June 2017 Archives
On a busy final day of their term, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court take action on President Trump's travel ban and three cases involving free speech.
The state of Missouri violated religious protections in the U.S. Constitution when it denied a church a grant to use shredded scrap tire material to improve its preschool playground, the court ruled 7-2.
The court held that one parent had standing to press a challenge to alleged religious fundraising practices at an elementary school in Douglas County, Colo.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for broad First Amendment principles in two cases that have been watched for potential implications in education.
The justices could return as soon as next fall to the issue of whether public-employee unions may continue to charge service fees to nonmembers.
The justices rule 8-0 that a pension plan maintained by a church affiliate such as a hospital or school is exempt from ERISA.