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June 17, 2020

WATCH: How the Supreme Court's LGBTQ Ruling Impacts Education

The Supreme Court issued an important decision on LGBTQ rights in the workplace this week. Here's how that decision could impact education.

November 12, 2019

Justices Weigh DACA as Students, Educators Join Throngs Outside Court

The teachers' unions and other education groups support participants in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program that President Donald Trump's administration has sought to rescind since 2017.

June 26, 2017

Supreme Court Issues Narrow Ruling in Case With Voucher Implications

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.

April 14, 2017

11th-Hour Twist for Major Church-State Case at the U.S. Supreme Court

In a case with implications for school choice, a Missouri church was denied a playground-improvement grant. Now the governor is reversing state policy.

October 13, 2016

Jack Greenberg, Key Figure in Brown v. Board of Education Case, Dies at 91

Greenberg, who was in his 20s when he helped argue cases that reached the U.S. Supreme Court under the umbrella of Brown v. Board, was the last living lawyer involved in the case.

September 29, 2016

In Case Implicating Team Nicknames, Justices to Weigh Disparaging Trademarks

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.

October 31, 2013

Education Groups Issue Guide on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Three groups have collaborated on a guide to help school administrators with the changes that bring new benefits to same-sex couples who are legally married.

June 28, 2012

Health-Care Ruling Has Implications for Education Spending

The part of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic health-care decision holding that the that the new law's Medicaid expansion was unduly coercive on the states could have implications for federal education spending programs.

May 21, 2012

Justices Decline Challenge to Kentucky Athletics Rule

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.

March 28, 2012

In Health-Law Arguments, Justices Also Weigh Education Spending

The U.S. Supreme Court considered whether upholding an expansion of the Medicaid program would give the federal government limitless powers to impose conditions on the states when they accept money in other areas, such as education.

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