Courts and Law

Trouble in Kansas

Parents in a wealthy district sue to pay more taxes

Thou Shalt Not Say Jesus

Do elementary school students have free-speech rights?

The Ninth Circuit v. Reality

Highly qualified teachers don’t grow on trees

Educational Providence

New York courts close one door, federal money opens another

Truants

The challenges of keeping kids in school

2+2=Litigation

New front opens in the math wars

Strange Bedfellows

Students find unexpected ally in the Christian Right

Supreme Modesty

From strip searches to school funding, the Court treads lightly

Voters Choose Neighborhood Schools over Socioeconomic Diversity

Podcast: Education Next’s Paul Peterson and Chester E. Finn, Jr. talk this week (October 29) about Wake County, North Carolina, where voters earlier this month elected new school board members who have pledged to undo the county’s controversial policy of assigning students to schools based on income (to achieve diversity).

Will Horne v. Flores Affect School Finance Litigation?

Video: Eric Hanushek talks with Education Next about the recent Supreme Court decision on school spending in Arizona, and considers the ruling’s impact on state school finance litigation.

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