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Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add free menstrual products in public schools

Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add free menstrual products in public schools

A handful of states, including New York and New Hampshire, have already passed laws requiring schools to provide free feminine hygiene products to students. Read full article: Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add fre...→

Roxbury Public Schools announces death of 8th grade student in Morris County

Roxbury Public Schools announces death of 8th grade student in Morris County

Grief counselors will be on hand today at a school in Morris County following the death of an eighth grade student. Read full article: Roxbury Public Schools announces death o...→

7 historic Supreme Court decisions

7 historic Supreme Court decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued rulings on some of the most important issues facing Americans.  Read full article: 7 historic Supreme Court decisions...→

Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean Season

Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean Season

A summary decision kicks an untold number of legal immigrants off the path to citizenship. Read full article: Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean ...→

Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are looking to 'pack' the Supreme Court with secret picks

Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are looking to 'pack' the Supreme Court with secret picks

President Trump was transparent in telling us who he would appoint to the Supreme Court. Democrats should show the same transparency. Read full article: Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are look...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn Cal...→

Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Speak on Public Safety, Unity in Wake of Cop Shootings

Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Speak on Public Safety, Unity in Wake of Cop Shootings

Religious and elected leaders from across New York City gathered outside 1 Police Plaza on Monday to urge for public safety and unity after two police officers [...] Read full article: Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Spe...→

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Boobies” Case

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Boobies” Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will announce whether it will hear the case involving the Easton Area School District’s desired ban on the “I (heart) boobies!” cancer a [...] Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Bo...→

More than half of Denver’s public schools are segregated, 25 years after busing ended

More than half of Denver’s public schools are segregated, 25 years after busing ended

An analysis by The Denver Post found that DPS and most other metro-area districts would have to move large numbers of kids to get their schools to reflect the [...] Read full article: More than half of Denver’s public school...→

montgomery county public schools

Montgomery County School Superintendent Jack Smith says he was sickened by a pair of December crashes that killed an elementary school student and injured a hi [...] Read full article: montgomery county public schools...→

Scholarship funding at risk after newspaper reveals 22 local schools with anti-LGBTQ views

Scholarship funding at risk after newspaper reveals 22 local schools with anti-LGBTQ views

Two identical bills filed in the Florida Senate and House, coupled with an investigation from a central Florida newspaper could cost a non-profit millions of d [...] Read full article: Scholarship funding at risk after newspa...→

After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man gets $875K from city

After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man gets $875K from city

Few people have fought any city hall all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and won, but Fane Lozman did it twice Read full article: After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man ...→

Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in public schools part of Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address

Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in public schools part of Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf called for a $1 billion investment to cleaning up asbestos and lead in aging public school buildings during his annual budget propos [...] Read full article: Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in ...→

Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 Monthly Rent Supplement To Families In Need

Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 Monthly Rent Supplement To Families In Need

Applications for the program will be accepted on a referral-only basis, drawn from designated staff members at each school. Read full article: Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 ...→

Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for Transportation' case

Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for Transportation' case

The Florida Supreme Court will head oral arguments in the "All for Transportation" case on Wednesday, February 5. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for T...→

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in court

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in court

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appeared in court Monday after being arrested and accused of transporting a stolen car across state lines last month. Read full article: Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in cou...→

Polk County Public Schools, teachers union reach agreement on teacher contract

Polk County Public Schools, teachers union reach agreement on teacher contract

Negotiations have finally ended for Polk County teachers after going back and forth with the district nearly a year. Read full article: Polk County Public Schools, teachers uni...→

California Supreme Court Rules Apple Must Pay Store Workers During Bag Searches

California Supreme Court Rules Apple Must Pay Store Workers During Bag Searches

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously in San Francisco Thursday that Apple Inc. workers must be paid for the time they spend undergoing searches of th [...] Read full article: California Supreme Court Rules Apple Mus...→

Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme Court sides with Sound Transit in car-tab case

Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme Court sides with Sound Transit in car-tab case

Sound Transit may continue to charge car-tab taxes at current rates that often reach hundreds of dollars per vehicle, despite a class-action lawsuit that claim [...] Read full article: Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme...→

Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears in Federal Court

Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears in Federal Court

Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Wednesday, as [...] Read full article: Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears ...→

Who are the longest serving Supreme Court justices?

Who are the longest serving Supreme Court justices?

Supreme Court picks are often a major issue in presidential elections, given that justices serve lifetime appointments unless they choose to retire. Here are t [...] Read full article: Who are the longest serving Supreme Cour...→

Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal California’s travel ban against states with ‘discriminatory’ laws

Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal California’s travel ban against states with ‘discriminatory’ laws

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal ...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal California's multi-state travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal California's multi-state travel ban

Texas filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from attending taxpayer-funded business tr [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal Calif...→

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Thomas Retiring At The End Of Februrary; Played Kicker For Chicago Bears For 10 Seasons

Thomas, 67, was first elected as an Illinois Supreme Court Justice in December 2000, and served as the court’s chief justice for three years from September 200 [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Th...→

Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must Stop 'Poisoning of Public Opinion'

Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must Stop 'Poisoning of Public Opinion'

An attorney for the illegal charged with murdering a 92-year-old says a "poisoning of public opinion" could lead to an unfair trial.  Read full article: Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must S...→

Democratic candidates go head-to-head on the Supreme Court

Democratic candidates go head-to-head on the Supreme Court

Democratic candidates tackled questions about their plans for the Supreme Court, including whether they would impose a litmus test on abortion for prospective [...] Read full article: Democratic candidates go head-to-head on...→

How Montgomery County Public Schools is tackling student vaping, hate on campus | WTOP

Superintendent Jack Smith took the opportunity to provide updates on how the school system is tackling each issue at a news conference Thursday. Read full article: How Montgomery County Public Schools is ...→

Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Schools with exams, citing 8 years of equity issues

Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Schools with exams, citing 8 years of equity issues

The longtime vendor behind the entrance tests for Boston’s three prestigious exam schools has “put Boston Public Schools on notice” that it will no longer prov [...] Read full article: Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Sc...→

'We Have A Public Health Crisis': National Teachers' Union Reveals Own Plan To Address Asbestos Remediation In Philadelphia Schools

'We Have A Public Health Crisis': National Teachers' Union Reveals Own Plan To Address Asbestos Remediation In Philadelphia Schools

The American Federation of Teachers is demanding answers and better results as Philadelphia continues to struggle with asbestos concerns in schools. Read full article: 'We Have A Public Health Crisis': Nation...→

Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme Court to overturn controversial firefighter pension ruling

Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme Court to overturn controversial firefighter pension ruling

Buffalo Grove will not ask the Illinois Supreme Court to overturn a landmark lower court ruling that grants full pension benefits to the widow of village firef [...] Read full article: Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme...→

These 4 Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union

These 4 Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union

Four out of the nine Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union address, which President Trump will deliver Tuesday night before a jo [...] Read full article: These 4 Supreme Court justices are expec...→

Calls for $2 billion in public housing funding

Calls for $2 billion in public housing funding

Council Speaker Corey Johnson, along with housing advocates and tenants, call on Albany to provide $2 billion in public housing funding. Read full article: Calls for $2 billion in public housing f...→

State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to Lake County circuit court vacancy

State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to Lake County circuit court vacancy

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Associate Lake County Judge Reginald C. Mathews to a circuit judge position left vacant by the retirement of Judge Jay [...] Read full article: State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to ...→

California Supreme Court overturns conviction in killing of California cop 37 years ago

California Supreme Court overturns conviction in killing of California cop 37 years ago

he California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday to overturn a man’s conviction in the killing of a Los Angeles Police Department officer 37 years ago [...] Read full article: California Supreme Court overturns convi...→

McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court Seat in 2020

McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court Seat in 2020

If one opens up this year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is open to filling a seat on the Supreme Court, he told Fox News on Thursday night. Read full article: McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court ...→

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people have waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Read full article: Man charged in Walmart shooting appears ...→

Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Court?

Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Court?

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently comprised of nine justices who serve lifetime appointments after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Here is some backgroun [...] Read full article: Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Co...→

Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private schools’ ‘ministerial exception’ in spotlight

Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private schools’ ‘ministerial exception’ in spotlight

Religious school associations and Republican members of Congress are marshaling support for an April showdown in the Supreme Court over the “ministerial except [...] Read full article: Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private...→

Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme Court

Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme Court

Thomas, elected to the Supreme Court’s Second District seat in 2000, will step down from the court on Feb. 29. He was a placekicker for the Chicago Bears for n [...] Read full article: Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme C...→

Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPage County, retiring from Illinois Supreme Court

Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPage County, retiring from Illinois Supreme Court

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Thomas, who became the first DuPage County jurist to serve as the court's chief justice, will retire at the end of the [...] Read full article: Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPag...→

Charter schools are public schools and deserve more equitable funding

Charter schools are public schools and deserve more equitable funding

Public charter schools provide an important educational alternative at no charge to Washington youth. Read full article: Charter schools are public schools and d...→

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Restaurateur Nick Bovis In Court On Corruption Charges

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Restaurateur Nick Bovis In Court On Corruption Charges

The San Francisco official known around town as “Mr. Clean” and the charity-promoting restaurateur made brief appearances in court Thursday. Read full article: Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Res...→

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement

A court’s expungement of a man’s prior domestic violence conviction didn’t restore his right to carry a firearm because it didn’t wipe all records of his convi [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have ...→

SafeSport CEO to testify before oversight panel as lawmakers weigh increasing its public funding

SafeSport CEO to testify before oversight panel as lawmakers weigh increasing its public funding

U.S. Center for SafeSport CEO Ju’Riese Colon will testify at a hearing on athlete safety before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportati [...] Read full article: SafeSport CEO to testify before oversigh...→

Trump tax subpoenas unconstitutional, ‘harassment,’ DOJ tells Supreme Court

The Justice Department on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to block multiple subpoenas for President Trump’s tax records, saying are unconstitutional and amount [...] Read full article: Trump tax subpoenas unconstitutional, ‘h...→

WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it wants a rare public hearing for sport’s highest court to judge a four-year slate of punishments faced by Russia for persis [...] Read full article: WADA asks sports court to open Russia ca...→

Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools cop threatening to shoot North Miami students

Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools cop threatening to shoot North Miami students

NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A Miami-Dade Schools Police officer is under investigation after students at North Miami Senior High School claimed she threatened t [...] Read full article: Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools...→

Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add free menstrual products in public schools

Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add free menstrual products in public schools

A handful of states, including New York and New Hampshire, have already passed laws requiring schools to provide free feminine hygiene products to students. Read full article: Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add fre...→

California Supreme Court overturns conviction in killing of California cop 37 years ago

California Supreme Court overturns conviction in killing of California cop 37 years ago

he California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday to overturn a man’s conviction in the killing of a Los Angeles Police Department officer 37 years ago [...] Read full article: California Supreme Court overturns convi...→

California Supreme Court Rules Apple Must Pay Store Workers During Bag Searches

California Supreme Court Rules Apple Must Pay Store Workers During Bag Searches

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously in San Francisco Thursday that Apple Inc. workers must be paid for the time they spend undergoing searches of th [...] Read full article: California Supreme Court Rules Apple Mus...→

7 historic Supreme Court decisions

7 historic Supreme Court decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued rulings on some of the most important issues facing Americans.  Read full article: 7 historic Supreme Court decisions...→

Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears in Federal Court

Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears in Federal Court

Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Wednesday, as [...] Read full article: Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears ...→

Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Court?

Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Court?

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently comprised of nine justices who serve lifetime appointments after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Here is some backgroun [...] Read full article: Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Co...→

Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal California’s travel ban against states with ‘discriminatory’ laws

Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal California’s travel ban against states with ‘discriminatory’ laws

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal ...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn Cal...→

Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme Court

Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme Court

Thomas, elected to the Supreme Court’s Second District seat in 2000, will step down from the court on Feb. 29. He was a placekicker for the Chicago Bears for n [...] Read full article: Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme C...→

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Thomas Retiring At The End Of Februrary; Played Kicker For Chicago Bears For 10 Seasons

Thomas, 67, was first elected as an Illinois Supreme Court Justice in December 2000, and served as the court’s chief justice for three years from September 200 [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Th...→

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Boobies” Case

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Boobies” Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will announce whether it will hear the case involving the Easton Area School District’s desired ban on the “I (heart) boobies!” cancer a [...] Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Bo...→

Charter schools are public schools and deserve more equitable funding

Charter schools are public schools and deserve more equitable funding

Public charter schools provide an important educational alternative at no charge to Washington youth. Read full article: Charter schools are public schools and d...→

Democratic candidates go head-to-head on the Supreme Court

Democratic candidates go head-to-head on the Supreme Court

Democratic candidates tackled questions about their plans for the Supreme Court, including whether they would impose a litmus test on abortion for prospective [...] Read full article: Democratic candidates go head-to-head on...→

montgomery county public schools

Montgomery County School Superintendent Jack Smith says he was sickened by a pair of December crashes that killed an elementary school student and injured a hi [...] Read full article: montgomery county public schools...→

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Restaurateur Nick Bovis In Court On Corruption Charges

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Restaurateur Nick Bovis In Court On Corruption Charges

The San Francisco official known around town as “Mr. Clean” and the charity-promoting restaurateur made brief appearances in court Thursday. Read full article: Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Res...→

Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Schools with exams, citing 8 years of equity issues

Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Schools with exams, citing 8 years of equity issues

The longtime vendor behind the entrance tests for Boston’s three prestigious exam schools has “put Boston Public Schools on notice” that it will no longer prov [...] Read full article: Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Sc...→

After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man gets $875K from city

After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man gets $875K from city

Few people have fought any city hall all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and won, but Fane Lozman did it twice Read full article: After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man ...→

SafeSport CEO to testify before oversight panel as lawmakers weigh increasing its public funding

SafeSport CEO to testify before oversight panel as lawmakers weigh increasing its public funding

U.S. Center for SafeSport CEO Ju’Riese Colon will testify at a hearing on athlete safety before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportati [...] Read full article: SafeSport CEO to testify before oversigh...→

Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme Court to overturn controversial firefighter pension ruling

Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme Court to overturn controversial firefighter pension ruling

Buffalo Grove will not ask the Illinois Supreme Court to overturn a landmark lower court ruling that grants full pension benefits to the widow of village firef [...] Read full article: Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme...→

Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 Monthly Rent Supplement To Families In Need

Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 Monthly Rent Supplement To Families In Need

Applications for the program will be accepted on a referral-only basis, drawn from designated staff members at each school. Read full article: Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 ...→

WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it wants a rare public hearing for sport’s highest court to judge a four-year slate of punishments faced by Russia for persis [...] Read full article: WADA asks sports court to open Russia ca...→

Calls for $2 billion in public housing funding

Calls for $2 billion in public housing funding

Council Speaker Corey Johnson, along with housing advocates and tenants, call on Albany to provide $2 billion in public housing funding. Read full article: Calls for $2 billion in public housing f...→

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in court

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in court

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appeared in court Monday after being arrested and accused of transporting a stolen car across state lines last month. Read full article: Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in cou...→

Polk County Public Schools, teachers union reach agreement on teacher contract

Polk County Public Schools, teachers union reach agreement on teacher contract

Negotiations have finally ended for Polk County teachers after going back and forth with the district nearly a year. Read full article: Polk County Public Schools, teachers uni...→

Roxbury Public Schools announces death of 8th grade student in Morris County

Roxbury Public Schools announces death of 8th grade student in Morris County

Grief counselors will be on hand today at a school in Morris County following the death of an eighth grade student. Read full article: Roxbury Public Schools announces death o...→

McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court Seat in 2020

McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court Seat in 2020

If one opens up this year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is open to filling a seat on the Supreme Court, he told Fox News on Thursday night. Read full article: McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court ...→

Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme Court sides with Sound Transit in car-tab case

Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme Court sides with Sound Transit in car-tab case

Sound Transit may continue to charge car-tab taxes at current rates that often reach hundreds of dollars per vehicle, despite a class-action lawsuit that claim [...] Read full article: Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme...→

Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean Season

Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean Season

A summary decision kicks an untold number of legal immigrants off the path to citizenship. Read full article: Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean ...→

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people have waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Read full article: Man charged in Walmart shooting appears ...→

Who are the longest serving Supreme Court justices?

Who are the longest serving Supreme Court justices?

Supreme Court picks are often a major issue in presidential elections, given that justices serve lifetime appointments unless they choose to retire. Here are t [...] Read full article: Who are the longest serving Supreme Cour...→

Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are looking to 'pack' the Supreme Court with secret picks

Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are looking to 'pack' the Supreme Court with secret picks

President Trump was transparent in telling us who he would appoint to the Supreme Court. Democrats should show the same transparency. Read full article: Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are look...→

Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private schools’ ‘ministerial exception’ in spotlight

Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private schools’ ‘ministerial exception’ in spotlight

Religious school associations and Republican members of Congress are marshaling support for an April showdown in the Supreme Court over the “ministerial except [...] Read full article: Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal California's multi-state travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal California's multi-state travel ban

Texas filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from attending taxpayer-funded business tr [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal Calif...→

Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Speak on Public Safety, Unity in Wake of Cop Shootings

Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Speak on Public Safety, Unity in Wake of Cop Shootings

Religious and elected leaders from across New York City gathered outside 1 Police Plaza on Monday to urge for public safety and unity after two police officers [...] Read full article: Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Spe...→

Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPage County, retiring from Illinois Supreme Court

Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPage County, retiring from Illinois Supreme Court

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Thomas, who became the first DuPage County jurist to serve as the court's chief justice, will retire at the end of the [...] Read full article: Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPag...→

Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must Stop 'Poisoning of Public Opinion'

Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must Stop 'Poisoning of Public Opinion'

An attorney for the illegal charged with murdering a 92-year-old says a "poisoning of public opinion" could lead to an unfair trial.  Read full article: Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must S...→

More than half of Denver’s public schools are segregated, 25 years after busing ended

More than half of Denver’s public schools are segregated, 25 years after busing ended

An analysis by The Denver Post found that DPS and most other metro-area districts would have to move large numbers of kids to get their schools to reflect the [...] Read full article: More than half of Denver’s public school...→

How Montgomery County Public Schools is tackling student vaping, hate on campus | WTOP

Superintendent Jack Smith took the opportunity to provide updates on how the school system is tackling each issue at a news conference Thursday. Read full article: How Montgomery County Public Schools is ...→

Scholarship funding at risk after newspaper reveals 22 local schools with anti-LGBTQ views

Scholarship funding at risk after newspaper reveals 22 local schools with anti-LGBTQ views

Two identical bills filed in the Florida Senate and House, coupled with an investigation from a central Florida newspaper could cost a non-profit millions of d [...] Read full article: Scholarship funding at risk after newspa...→

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement

A court’s expungement of a man’s prior domestic violence conviction didn’t restore his right to carry a firearm because it didn’t wipe all records of his convi [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have ...→

'We Have A Public Health Crisis': National Teachers' Union Reveals Own Plan To Address Asbestos Remediation In Philadelphia Schools

'We Have A Public Health Crisis': National Teachers' Union Reveals Own Plan To Address Asbestos Remediation In Philadelphia Schools

The American Federation of Teachers is demanding answers and better results as Philadelphia continues to struggle with asbestos concerns in schools. Read full article: 'We Have A Public Health Crisis': Nation...→

Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in public schools part of Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address

Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in public schools part of Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf called for a $1 billion investment to cleaning up asbestos and lead in aging public school buildings during his annual budget propos [...] Read full article: Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in ...→

Trump tax subpoenas unconstitutional, ‘harassment,’ DOJ tells Supreme Court

The Justice Department on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to block multiple subpoenas for President Trump’s tax records, saying are unconstitutional and amount [...] Read full article: Trump tax subpoenas unconstitutional, ‘h...→

These 4 Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union

These 4 Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union

Four out of the nine Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union address, which President Trump will deliver Tuesday night before a jo [...] Read full article: These 4 Supreme Court justices are expec...→

Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for Transportation' case

Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for Transportation' case

The Florida Supreme Court will head oral arguments in the "All for Transportation" case on Wednesday, February 5. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for T...→

Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools cop threatening to shoot North Miami students

Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools cop threatening to shoot North Miami students

NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A Miami-Dade Schools Police officer is under investigation after students at North Miami Senior High School claimed she threatened t [...] Read full article: Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools...→

State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to Lake County circuit court vacancy

State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to Lake County circuit court vacancy

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Associate Lake County Judge Reginald C. Mathews to a circuit judge position left vacant by the retirement of Judge Jay [...] Read full article: State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to ...→

Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add free menstrual products in public schools

Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add free menstrual products in public schools

A handful of states, including New York and New Hampshire, have already passed laws requiring schools to provide free feminine hygiene products to students. Read full article: Mass. lawmakers consider bill to add fre...→

Polk County Public Schools, teachers union reach agreement on teacher contract

Polk County Public Schools, teachers union reach agreement on teacher contract

Negotiations have finally ended for Polk County teachers after going back and forth with the district nearly a year. Read full article: Polk County Public Schools, teachers uni...→

California Supreme Court overturns conviction in killing of California cop 37 years ago

California Supreme Court overturns conviction in killing of California cop 37 years ago

he California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday to overturn a man’s conviction in the killing of a Los Angeles Police Department officer 37 years ago [...] Read full article: California Supreme Court overturns convi...→

Roxbury Public Schools announces death of 8th grade student in Morris County

Roxbury Public Schools announces death of 8th grade student in Morris County

Grief counselors will be on hand today at a school in Morris County following the death of an eighth grade student. Read full article: Roxbury Public Schools announces death o...→

California Supreme Court Rules Apple Must Pay Store Workers During Bag Searches

California Supreme Court Rules Apple Must Pay Store Workers During Bag Searches

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously in San Francisco Thursday that Apple Inc. workers must be paid for the time they spend undergoing searches of th [...] Read full article: California Supreme Court Rules Apple Mus...→

McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court Seat in 2020

McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court Seat in 2020

If one opens up this year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is open to filling a seat on the Supreme Court, he told Fox News on Thursday night. Read full article: McConnell Open to Filling Supreme Court ...→

7 historic Supreme Court decisions

7 historic Supreme Court decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued rulings on some of the most important issues facing Americans.  Read full article: 7 historic Supreme Court decisions...→

Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme Court sides with Sound Transit in car-tab case

Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme Court sides with Sound Transit in car-tab case

Sound Transit may continue to charge car-tab taxes at current rates that often reach hundreds of dollars per vehicle, despite a class-action lawsuit that claim [...] Read full article: Keep on paying: Washington state Supreme...→

Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean Season

Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean Season

A summary decision kicks an untold number of legal immigrants off the path to citizenship. Read full article: Opinion | The Supreme Court in the Mean ...→

Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears in Federal Court

Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears in Federal Court

Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Wednesday, as [...] Read full article: Man Charged in Walmart Shooting Appears ...→

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people have waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Read full article: Man charged in Walmart shooting appears ...→

Who are the longest serving Supreme Court justices?

Who are the longest serving Supreme Court justices?

Supreme Court picks are often a major issue in presidential elections, given that justices serve lifetime appointments unless they choose to retire. Here are t [...] Read full article: Who are the longest serving Supreme Cour...→

Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Court?

Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Court?

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently comprised of nine justices who serve lifetime appointments after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Here is some backgroun [...] Read full article: Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Co...→

Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are looking to 'pack' the Supreme Court with secret picks

Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are looking to 'pack' the Supreme Court with secret picks

President Trump was transparent in telling us who he would appoint to the Supreme Court. Democrats should show the same transparency. Read full article: Carrie Severino: 2020 Democrats are look...→

Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal California’s travel ban against states with ‘discriminatory’ laws

Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal California’s travel ban against states with ‘discriminatory’ laws

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks U.S. Supreme Court to repeal ...→

Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private schools’ ‘ministerial exception’ in spotlight

Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private schools’ ‘ministerial exception’ in spotlight

Religious school associations and Republican members of Congress are marshaling support for an April showdown in the Supreme Court over the “ministerial except [...] Read full article: Upcoming Supreme Court cases put private...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn Cal...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal California's multi-state travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal California's multi-state travel ban

Texas filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from attending taxpayer-funded business tr [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to repeal Calif...→

Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme Court

Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme Court

Thomas, elected to the Supreme Court’s Second District seat in 2000, will step down from the court on Feb. 29. He was a placekicker for the Chicago Bears for n [...] Read full article: Thomas to retire from Illinois Supreme C...→

Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Speak on Public Safety, Unity in Wake of Cop Shootings

Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Speak on Public Safety, Unity in Wake of Cop Shootings

Religious and elected leaders from across New York City gathered outside 1 Police Plaza on Monday to urge for public safety and unity after two police officers [...] Read full article: Elected Officials, Religious Leaders Spe...→

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Thomas Retiring At The End Of Februrary; Played Kicker For Chicago Bears For 10 Seasons

Thomas, 67, was first elected as an Illinois Supreme Court Justice in December 2000, and served as the court’s chief justice for three years from September 200 [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Th...→

Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPage County, retiring from Illinois Supreme Court

Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPage County, retiring from Illinois Supreme Court

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Thomas, who became the first DuPage County jurist to serve as the court's chief justice, will retire at the end of the [...] Read full article: Bob Thomas, first chief judge from DuPag...→

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Boobies” Case

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Boobies” Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will announce whether it will hear the case involving the Easton Area School District’s desired ban on the “I (heart) boobies!” cancer a [...] Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects “I (Heart) Bo...→

Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must Stop 'Poisoning of Public Opinion'

Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must Stop 'Poisoning of Public Opinion'

An attorney for the illegal charged with murdering a 92-year-old says a "poisoning of public opinion" could lead to an unfair trial.  Read full article: Accused Illegal Killer: NYC Court Must S...→

Charter schools are public schools and deserve more equitable funding

Charter schools are public schools and deserve more equitable funding

Public charter schools provide an important educational alternative at no charge to Washington youth. Read full article: Charter schools are public schools and d...→

More than half of Denver’s public schools are segregated, 25 years after busing ended

More than half of Denver’s public schools are segregated, 25 years after busing ended

An analysis by The Denver Post found that DPS and most other metro-area districts would have to move large numbers of kids to get their schools to reflect the [...] Read full article: More than half of Denver’s public school...→

Democratic candidates go head-to-head on the Supreme Court

Democratic candidates go head-to-head on the Supreme Court

Democratic candidates tackled questions about their plans for the Supreme Court, including whether they would impose a litmus test on abortion for prospective [...] Read full article: Democratic candidates go head-to-head on...→

montgomery county public schools

Montgomery County School Superintendent Jack Smith says he was sickened by a pair of December crashes that killed an elementary school student and injured a hi [...] Read full article: montgomery county public schools...→

How Montgomery County Public Schools is tackling student vaping, hate on campus | WTOP

Superintendent Jack Smith took the opportunity to provide updates on how the school system is tackling each issue at a news conference Thursday. Read full article: How Montgomery County Public Schools is ...→

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Restaurateur Nick Bovis In Court On Corruption Charges

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Restaurateur Nick Bovis In Court On Corruption Charges

The San Francisco official known around town as “Mr. Clean” and the charity-promoting restaurateur made brief appearances in court Thursday. Read full article: Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, Res...→

Scholarship funding at risk after newspaper reveals 22 local schools with anti-LGBTQ views

Scholarship funding at risk after newspaper reveals 22 local schools with anti-LGBTQ views

Two identical bills filed in the Florida Senate and House, coupled with an investigation from a central Florida newspaper could cost a non-profit millions of d [...] Read full article: Scholarship funding at risk after newspa...→

Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Schools with exams, citing 8 years of equity issues

Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Schools with exams, citing 8 years of equity issues

The longtime vendor behind the entrance tests for Boston’s three prestigious exam schools has “put Boston Public Schools on notice” that it will no longer prov [...] Read full article: Test maker won’t supply Boston Public Sc...→

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement

A court’s expungement of a man’s prior domestic violence conviction didn’t restore his right to carry a firearm because it didn’t wipe all records of his convi [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have ...→

After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man gets $875K from city

After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man gets $875K from city

Few people have fought any city hall all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and won, but Fane Lozman did it twice Read full article: After 2 Supreme Court wins, Florida man ...→

'We Have A Public Health Crisis': National Teachers' Union Reveals Own Plan To Address Asbestos Remediation In Philadelphia Schools

'We Have A Public Health Crisis': National Teachers' Union Reveals Own Plan To Address Asbestos Remediation In Philadelphia Schools

The American Federation of Teachers is demanding answers and better results as Philadelphia continues to struggle with asbestos concerns in schools. Read full article: 'We Have A Public Health Crisis': Nation...→

SafeSport CEO to testify before oversight panel as lawmakers weigh increasing its public funding

SafeSport CEO to testify before oversight panel as lawmakers weigh increasing its public funding

U.S. Center for SafeSport CEO Ju’Riese Colon will testify at a hearing on athlete safety before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportati [...] Read full article: SafeSport CEO to testify before oversigh...→

Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in public schools part of Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address

Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in public schools part of Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf called for a $1 billion investment to cleaning up asbestos and lead in aging public school buildings during his annual budget propos [...] Read full article: Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in ...→

Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme Court to overturn controversial firefighter pension ruling

Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme Court to overturn controversial firefighter pension ruling

Buffalo Grove will not ask the Illinois Supreme Court to overturn a landmark lower court ruling that grants full pension benefits to the widow of village firef [...] Read full article: Buffalo Grove won't ask Illinois Supreme...→

Trump tax subpoenas unconstitutional, ‘harassment,’ DOJ tells Supreme Court

The Justice Department on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to block multiple subpoenas for President Trump’s tax records, saying are unconstitutional and amount [...] Read full article: Trump tax subpoenas unconstitutional, ‘h...→

Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 Monthly Rent Supplement To Families In Need

Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 Monthly Rent Supplement To Families In Need

Applications for the program will be accepted on a referral-only basis, drawn from designated staff members at each school. Read full article: Saint Paul Public Schools To Offer $300 ...→

These 4 Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union

These 4 Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union

Four out of the nine Supreme Court justices are expected to attend the State of the Union address, which President Trump will deliver Tuesday night before a jo [...] Read full article: These 4 Supreme Court justices are expec...→

WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it wants a rare public hearing for sport’s highest court to judge a four-year slate of punishments faced by Russia for persis [...] Read full article: WADA asks sports court to open Russia ca...→

Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for Transportation' case

Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for Transportation' case

The Florida Supreme Court will head oral arguments in the "All for Transportation" case on Wednesday, February 5. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court to hear 'All for T...→

Calls for $2 billion in public housing funding

Calls for $2 billion in public housing funding

Council Speaker Corey Johnson, along with housing advocates and tenants, call on Albany to provide $2 billion in public housing funding. Read full article: Calls for $2 billion in public housing f...→

Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools cop threatening to shoot North Miami students

Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools cop threatening to shoot North Miami students

NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A Miami-Dade Schools Police officer is under investigation after students at North Miami Senior High School claimed she threatened t [...] Read full article: Video appears to show Miami-Dade Schools...→

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in court

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in court

Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appeared in court Monday after being arrested and accused of transporting a stolen car across state lines last month. Read full article: Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke appears in cou...→

State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to Lake County circuit court vacancy

State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to Lake County circuit court vacancy

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Associate Lake County Judge Reginald C. Mathews to a circuit judge position left vacant by the retirement of Judge Jay [...] Read full article: State Supreme Court appoints Mathews to ...→