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.
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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.
The name of former United States and Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson may soon be erased from that college’s buildings and institutions, after a student protest. Here’s a look at what the nation’s pundits, from all sides, are saying about the controversy.
What do the U.S. and Pennsylvania Constitutions say about school choice, teacher tenure, standardized testing, and more? The National Constitution Center hosted three events on November 2 exploring these questions.
Education is a hallmark of civic life in America, so it’s no surprise that it’s been at the center of many landmark controversies over the years.