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Washington bar exam lifts mask mandate after newspaper report

Bar exam takers will no longer be required to wear masks during the 12-hour test in Washington, D.C. after a flurry of negative coverage when a newspaper reported on the… Read More

May 23, 2023
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‘I would like to have my Job back’: School counselor sues after being fired for disagreeing with transgender policy

(The Daily Signal) – An Indiana school district violated a guidance counselor’s right to free speech by retaliating against and ultimately firing her for saying parents should know about their… Read More

May 19, 2023
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Mississippi AG files appeal over ACLU gripe of $10 million in COVID funds for private school grant program

The Mississippi Attorney General’s office filed an appeal last week in a lawsuit over $10 million in COVID funding that went to a private school grant program. Those funds amount to… Read More

May 19, 2023
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Iowa school district facing lawsuit over secrecy about school counselor’s resignation after inappropriate student contact

An Iowa school district is facing a lawsuit after failing to disclose information to the public regarding the “voluntary resignation” of a school counselor accused of inappropriate contact with… Read More

May 18, 2023
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Liberal activist group, publisher file suit against Florida to push for LGBT-themed books in schools

An ultra-liberal advocacy group has joined a major publisher and parents to file suit in Florida after the removal of inappropriate sexual material from school curricula and libraries. Read More

May 17, 2023
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Wyoming school district sued for hiding child’s gender transition from parents

A Wyoming couple is filing a lawsuit against their daughter’s school district for allegedly helping her socially transition to a boy. Sean and Ashley Willey are asserting three… Read More

May 17, 2023
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Teacher who sued school over gender secrets policy harassed by staff, students

A teacher who sued her school district over its radical gender policy says she was compelled to request paid leave due to harassment from liberal teachers and students. Read More

May 16, 2023
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Christian teacher sues school she says fired her for not lying to parents about their children’s gender transitions

A California teacher has filed a lawsuit against the school district she says fired her for refusing to conceal gender information from parents. The suit, which was filed… Read More

May 15, 2023
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Gov. Sanders says lawsuit challenging LEARNS is ‘political’

(The Center Square) – Arkansas Gov. Sarah Sanders said Tuesday a lawsuit challenging the validity of the recently passed LEARNS Act is “absolutely absurd.” A group of parents and the… Read More

May 10, 2023
Courts, Culture
Colorado would force her to create LGBTQ wedding websites. She’s fighting for her religious freedom

(Daily Signal) – Graphic designer Lori Smith believes that marriage should be between a man and a woman. She also wants to create wedding websites. Under Colorado’s… Read More

May 8, 2023
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SCOTUS to decide if public officials such as school board members can block critics on social media

(The Sentinel) – Free speech rights in the era of social media are on the docket in the U.S. Supreme Court as justices consider whether public officials can restrict access… Read More

May 4, 2023
Courts, Public Education
California teachers sue school district for forcing them to lie about students’ gender identity

Two teachers filed a federal lawsuit against their California school district, alleging they were required to lie to parents about their children’s gender identity. The suit names the… Read More

May 3, 2023
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21 attorneys general urge Colorado Supreme Court to hear Masterpiece Cakeshop case

(The Center Square) – Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey joined 21 other Republican attorneys general in filing a legal brief urging the Colorado Supreme Court to hear an appeal by… Read More

May 3, 2023
Courts, Public Education
School librarian sues 2 New Jersey moms who criticized inappropriate books

Two New Jersey moms are being sued by a high school librarian after the parents complained about a book with what they say contains age-inappropriate material. Kristen Cobo… Read More

April 28, 2023
Courts, Culture
Catholic group sues FBI, DOJ for records related to leaked memo targeting Catholics

Catholic advocacy group CatholicVote is suing the FBI and DOJ for records related to a retracted FBI memo targeting traditionalist Catholics, according to a lawsuit. CatholicVote filed the lawsuit Thursday… Read More

April 28, 2023
Courts, Culture
Alliance Defending Freedom wraps up oral arguments in case on Biden’s Title IX overreach

Public school athlete Amelia Ford. (Courtesy ADF) The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) completed oral arguments in front of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, challenging… Read More

April 26, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Lawsuit claims New Hampshire public schools aren’t adequately funded despite billion-dollar increase

Several school districts are suing New Hampshire, alleging their state fails to meet the constitutional obligation to adequately fund public education. Even though both state and local funds… Read More

April 24, 2023
Courts, Culture
Christian baker appeals to Colorado Supreme Court over gender-transition cake ruling

(The Center Square) – Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips appealed to the Colorado Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling that he violated anti-discrimination laws by refusing to create a cake celebrating… Read More

April 24, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Nevada boy who choked, sexually assaulted teacher pleads guilty to reduced charges

A former student at a Las Vegas area school accepted a plea deal for reduced charges after being arrested for the strangulation and sexual assault of a teacher. Read More

April 20, 2023
Courts, Culture
Moms for Liberty receives support from 10 state attorneys general in lawsuit against school board for restricting parents’ speech

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson filed an amicus brief with nine other AGs on behalf of Moms for Liberty, which accused a Florida school board of violating the… Read More

April 20, 2023