A three-person court late on Thursday ruled in favor California’s teacher-tenure system, in a closely watched case that has broad national implications.
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What happens when students—particularly low-income and minority students—are disproportionately assigned ineffective teachers?
James Finberg and Joshua Lipshutz, two attorneys involved in Vergara v. California, a landmark dispute over the legality of teacher retention policies, debate the case making its way through the California courts.
On January 15, 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in New Jersey v. T.L.O., holding that public school administrators can search a student’s belongings if they have a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.
Amy Wax of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Neil Siegel of the Duke University School of Law preview an upcoming Supreme Court case about “racial preferences” in university admissions.