Courts
Courts, Legislation
Lawsuit to test North Carolina school choice vouchers – and religious schools’ ability to admit students according to their faith

Must religious schools be forced to admit those of other faiths if the students use tax-supported vouchers? That’s the question in a lawsuit by seven parents claiming the North… Read More

October 28, 2022
Christian Schools, Courts
Florida Christian school appeals decision upholding prayer ban over football loudspeaker

A Florida Christian school is continuing a years-long legal battle after being prevented from praying over a loudspeaker system before a championship game. Cambridge Christian School has appealed… Read More

October 24, 2022
Courts, Culture
Supreme Court will referee Colorado graphic designer’s free speech fight in same-sex wedding case

Can the government force a web designer to create sites for same-sex weddings against her religious beliefs? That’s the question the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Dec. 5,… Read More

October 20, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Nebraska school district sues another for alleged misallocation of millions due to ‘bad math’

One Nebraska school district is suing another in an attempt to expedite recovery of millions of dollars in misallocated property tax funds.  Auditors discovered that the wrong… Read More

October 19, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Parents sue Missouri school and staff members charged with shocking abuse of their autistic child

Parents of an autistic student are suing their child’s former school and some staff members in response to an alleged assault. The 13-year-old child was allegedly assaulted in… Read More

October 19, 2022
Courts, Public Education
‘School’s just not safe for him’: Special-needs student’s parents bring suit against district after years of bullying

A Colorado family is suing their school district for its alleged failure to protect their special-needs child from bullying, including being hit 27 times in the head while being… Read More

October 17, 2022
Christian Schools, Courts
Christian school faces possible eviction by public school district; some suspect discrimination

A Christian school in California may be evicted from the building it leases from the local public school, which cites safety concerns but is accused by some of religious… Read More

October 14, 2022
Courts, Culture, Public Education
Georgia substitute teacher allegedly fired for raising questions as a mom about age-inappropriate book being read to elementary students

A Georgia substitute teacher is suing after being fired for raising questions about depictions of same-sex couples in a picture book included in a library read-aloud to elementary school… Read More

October 5, 2022
Courts, Legislation
AG Morrisey argues for school choice program at WV Supreme Court

(The Center Square) – As the fight over the Hope Scholarship Program continues in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey delivered arguments Tuesday in defense… Read More

October 5, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Female high school athletes still fighting Connecticut’s ‘unfair’ policy allowing biological males in girls’ sports

Female athletes are continuing their pushback against Connecticut’s policy allowing biological males to compete against them in high school sports.  Track athletes Selina Soule, Alanna Smith, Chelsea… Read More

October 4, 2022
Courts
Group sues U.S. Department of Education over Biden’s student loan cancellation plan

(The Center Square) – A nonprofit legal group filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Education to block its move to cancel up to $20,000 in student… Read More

September 27, 2022
Courts
DOJ charges 47 in $250M pandemic fraud scheme involving child nutrition program

(The Center Square) – The Department of Justice announced criminal charges against 47 defendants for allegedly defrauding taxpayers of $250 million by exploiting a child nutrition program. People defrauded taxpayers… Read More

September 21, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Iowa judge rules against parents’ request to block school district’s new transgender policy

A district judge has denied a request to block an Iowa school district from enforcing its new transgender policy.  The lawsuit was brought against the Linn-Mar School… Read More

September 21, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Parents group files lawsuit against Wisconsin school district over gender identity training policy

A federal lawsuit against a Wisconsin school district alleges violations of parenting rights and religious freedom in the wake of controversy over the school’s new gender identity… Read More

September 16, 2022
Courts
Federal judge weighs New Hampshire’s ‘divisive concepts’ law

(The Center Square) – A federal judge is considering a lawsuit challenging a New Hampshire law that limits how teachers discuss racism and discrimination in the classroom. Read More

September 16, 2022
Courts
Hutchinson: Proposed Title IX changes violate Arkansas law, bad for girls sports

(The Center Square) – Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday a proposed change to the Title IX rule would “undermine” girls sports and “violate the letter of Title IX itself.”… Read More

September 16, 2022
Courts
Virginia lawmaker may appeal ruling to prevent ‘obscene’ book sales to minors

(The Center Square) – A Virginia lawmaker who wanted a court to restrict the sales of two books to minors over accusations of obscenity lost his case, but he may… Read More

September 1, 2022
Courts
Jewish university appeals to Supreme Court after it is ordered to approve LGBT club

(The Center Square) – The oldest Jewish university in the U.S. has now appealed to the Supreme Court as the next step in a lengthy battle over whether the religious… Read More

August 30, 2022
Courts, Public Education
Judge dismisses mask and exclusion lawsuit against most schools, state dismissed, saying cases are moot

(The Center Square) – Sangamon County Judge Raylene Grischow on Friday dismissed most defendants from a large lawsuit parents brought over mask and exclusion mandates. The attorney that brought… Read More

August 15, 2022
Courts
Charter schools in Ohio and Michigan sue Biden administration

(The Center Square) – A group of Ohio and Michigan charter schools sued the Biden administration today, claiming a new rule that requires charter schools to prove public schools are… Read More

August 9, 2022