Tag: Supreme Court


Congressional Democrats reintroduce bill to ban legacy admissions

July 26, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The Supreme Court decision only applies to a small subset of selective colleges, as most institutions accept a majority or all of their applicants and have no need to account for race in admissions. However, even though relatively few students […]


Supreme Court victor SFFA sets sights on military academies’ race-conscious admissions policies

July 13, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Legal group Students for Fair Admissions has been angling to overturn colleges’ race-conscious admissions practices for more than a decade — and last month won big at the U.S. Supreme Court. But it appears SFFA’s legal crusade isn’t over. Edward […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How can schools respond to the overturning of Roe v. Wade?

June 30, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

In response to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, a host of companies in the private sector have announced leave policies and financial aid to accommodate out-of-state travel for abortion care. In contrast, K-12 leaders have remained largely […]


What Breyer’s Resignation Means for Education

February 3, 2022

Via: Education Next

Last week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his resignation. The senior member of the court’s “liberal bloc,” Breyer had been appointed by President Bill Clinton back in 1994. President Joe Biden will pick Breyer’s replacement and, absent some […]


Federal Appeals Court: Title IX Protects Transgender Students

August 11, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The United States Supreme Court’s historic June 15 decision about LGBTQ workers’ rights had its first impact on how courts define sex discrimination at colleges. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit concluded that Title IX of the […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Supreme Court’s DACA decision protects thousands of educators, students

June 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The question in the case was not whether DACA can be eliminated, but whether the Trump administration acted properly in its attempt to do so. The majority opinion, which was joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Elena […]


Supreme Court to Tackle DACA. What Does It Mean for Students, Teachers, and Schools?

November 8, 2019

Via: Education Week

When the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up a case about the Trump administration’s effort to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 700,000 recipients of the program’s relief from deportation will be on edge. Many of those undocumented […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Should access to a public education be a constitutional right for all children?

January 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Close to 40 years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez, the decision’s implications are still a central topic of debate among educators, scholars, lawmakers and members of school communities […]