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Tennessee Parents Blast Court Ruling Against ESA Program

Absent appellate relief, Tennessee parents won't be able to use ESA program next school year. CONOR BECK, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Today, the Chancery Court for Davidson...

US Dept. of Education Issues New Title IX Due Process Protections

BREAKING: Education Dept. issues new Title IX regs with crucial campus due process protections, adopts Supreme Court sexual harassment definition WASHINGTON, May 6, 2020 —...

The ACLJ Files Brief in Critical Case Involving Discrimination Against Christian Schools

LAURA HERNANDEZ, ACLJ Last week, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Carson...

Nevada Families Ask Court to Restore Tax Credits for Scholarships

Legislature passed bill without supermajority required for revenue-raising bills ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Las Vegas, Nev.—As Nevada students return to classrooms this week, some will...

ACLJ Files Records Request for Information Regarding Anti-Semitic Event Hosted by Taxpayer Supported University

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ It’s stunning to think a state university would allow an anti-Israel, anti-Semitic conference. But it’s unconscionable that it would use tax dollars to...

Speech Code of the Month: Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Laura Beltz, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) Chances are you’ve posted or sent something online that someone, somewhere, could consider “annoying.” Although a...

July 2019 Speech Code of the Month: California State University Channel Islands

Laura Beltz, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education What’s the most common type of speech code in FIRE’s Spotlight database? The answer might surprise you. It’s...

Wisconsin Teacher’s Assault on Students

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL MADISON, WI – School administrators allowed a male science teacher in Madison Metropolitan School District to show a personal “transgender coming out” video to every...

Trinity College administration recognizes ‘Churchill Club,’ even as student government votes to deny recognition

LIBERTY ALERTS, THE FIRE.ORG On Monday, the Trinity College Student Government Association announced that it had voted — after weeks of delays, meetings, and public forums —...

Montana School Choice Case Appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

Montana Supreme Court ruled state may discriminate against parents who select religious schools for their children JOHN KRAMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Arlington, Virginia—In a case appealed yesterday...

Department of Education releases FAQ on student privacy law and school safety

ADAM GOLDSTEIN, FOUNDATION FOR INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS IN EDUCATION The Department of Education took an important step towards helping schools understand how to follow student privacy...

Protecting Indiana Children from Obscenity

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Liberty Counsel has contributed to the creation of HB 1481, known as the Information or Performance Harmful to Minors...

Ban on Teacher Attending Church Reversed

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL ORLANDO, FL - Liberty Counsel protected a Midwest teacher’s religious freedom when the principal ordered the teacher not to attend a...

Court: University of Mississippi may have violated due process rights

SAMANTHA HARRIS, FOUNDATION FOR INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS IN EDUCATION While the Department of Education considers new regulations on how colleges and universities adjudicate claims of sexual misconduct on...

Principal “Grinch” Who Censored Christmas Resigns

LIBERTY COUNSEL The principal at Manchester Elementary School in Nebraska who was on administrative leave for censoring Christmas has resigned. Last night, the Elkhorn Public...

Chicago State University professor Wins First Amendment lawsuit

LIBERTY ALERTS, THE FIRE.ORG University repeatedly tried to shut down faculty blog critical of former administration Settlement is the 13th for FIRE’s litigation project,...

Challenging Buddhist Meditation Practice in Public Schools

CHRISTINA STIERHOFF, ACLJ Public schools in several states have started down a slippery slope by incorporating Buddhist meditation practices in the classroom, and the ACLJ...

‘Gender Support Plan’ Violates Teacher, Student & Parental Rights

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL PASCO COUNTY, FL -- Pasco County Public School administrators have threatened a male P.E. teacher who had a conscience-based objection to...

More on Florida Pasco County’s Radical LGBT Promotion Plan

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL PASCO COUNTY, FL --- Pasco County Public School personnel have adopted a harmful, unauthorized “policy” and practice of promoting LGBT ideology...

Florida School’s Shocking Plan

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Florida’s Pasco County Public Schools personnel have adopted a harmful, unauthorized “policy” and practice of promoting LGBT ideology in violation of...

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