Illinois Public School District Regains Autonomy, But it Comes With Price
- Court Awards Georgia District $110 Million for Busing. // District Administration;Dec2002, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p17
Focuses on the victory of the DeKalb County School District in a lawsuit against the state superintendent in Georgia. Amount of damage awarded to the school district; Statutes on student transportation costs; Violation of the state superintendent in state laws.
- New era for Cleveland schools begins as state relinquishes control to mayor. Goldsmith, Steve // Bond Buyer;09/08/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30473, p3
Reports on the lifting of a 1995 Cleveland, Ohio court ruling placing the city's school district under state control. Effort of Cleveland, Ohio Mayor Michael R. White to improve the city's school district; Appointment of a school board to oversee the school district; School district's lack of...
- TEXT OF U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION: Santa Fe Independent School District v. Jane Doe, Individually and as Next Friend For Her Minor Children, Jane and John Doe, et al. // Journal of Church & State;Autumn2000, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p895
Presents the text of the United States Supreme Court decision on the case of Santa Fe Independent School District versus Jane Doe, et al in New Mexico. Background of the case; Basis of the court's decision.
- Racial Divides. Mayer, Elizabeth // New York Times Upfront;9/27/2002, Vol. 135 Issue 2, p9
Reports the Supreme Court decision on public school segregation in the U.S. Decrease of interracial relationship among students; Increase in minority enrollment; Assessment of the situation in the school district.
- Yet Again, Arkansas High Court Says School Funding System Is Unconstitutional. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;11/22/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31519, p3
Reports on the Arkansas Supreme Court's direction to the General Assembly to issue 1 billion dollars to the states' school finance budget. Court's ruling of constitutionally inadequate funding of the state's public education system; Effect of the decision on consolidation of school districts...
- MAKING A CASE FOR AN AGE-SENSITIVE ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE TEST. Chaffee, Chelsea // Brigham Young University Education & Law Journal;2003, Issue 1, p257
Focuses on the case between the Good News Club and the Milford Central School District in New York. Information on the use policy of Milford; Reason of Milford's school board for refusing the club of its use of school property; Ruling of the Supreme Court.
- Federal Judge Says Ky. District Can Keep Race-Based
Assignments. Reid, Karla Scoon // Education Week;7/14/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 42, p4
A federal judge has ruled that the Jefferson County, Kentucky school district can maintain its race-based student-assignment plan to encourage integration. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II found that the 97,000-student system, which includes Louisville, has a narrowly tailored plan that...
- Jury rejects teacher's witch claim. Eltman, Frank // Buffalo Law Journal;3/19/2007, Vol. 79 Issue 23, p4
The article reports on the decision of a jury to reject the case filed by teacher Lauren Berrios who claimed that she was fired by the Hampton Bays School district in New York due to suspicions that she was a witch. Berrios sued the district in 2001 after she was dismissed from her job as a...
- Schools... ignored segregation. Ashman, Allan // American Bar Association Journal;May75, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p634
Focuses on a California-based appellate court's reversal of a Los Angeles County Superior Court decision requiring the city school district to desegrate its schools. Failure of trial court's findings to show that the school board discriminated against minority students; Absence of violation of...