Although duties of full-time subs mirror those of probationary teachers, the subs can’t count their substitute teaching experience toward tenure as teachers under Illinois law.
A ruling has been handed down in favor of Texas high school cheerleaders who cheered the school’s football team on last fall with sayings taken from the Bible.
It is unconstitutional (at least in Louisiana) to divert tax dollars away from public schools and give those funds to private schools or other for-profit education providers.
The government requires organizations that receive federal funding for outreach efforts to prevent the spread of AIDS to have an explicit anti-prostitution policy. It’s a 1st Amendment question.
If a teacher assigns a persuasive essay that makes students develop an argument that Jews are evil, can the teacher be put on leave or dismissed? It’s a 1st Amendment question.
The 6th Circuit has ruled that school officials can’t search text messages on a student’s cellphone just because that student has a history of drug abuse and suicidal thoughts.
The Supreme Court ruled that US copyright law supports legally purchasing a textbook in a foreign country, where prices are usually cheaper, importing it to the US, and selling it for a profit.
The Second Circuit recently found that schools could bar certain religious references at school-sponsored ceremonies and assemblies.
A federal district court in Illinois has ruled that Rich Twp HS Dist 227 didn’t violate a guidance counselor’s free speech rights when they fired him based on a “self-help” book he wrote about relationships.
Two cases of theft of school funds this year lead us to examine the elements of theft, as found in research: a motivated perpetrator, the presence of the target, and favorable conditions at the location of the crime.