Transgender controversy prompts Atherton to rethink policy

Alleged rapes, flawed data, official with Planned Parenthood ties brings scrutiny to Tempe sex-ed decision

Sexual orientation lessons could change in Montgomery

Notre Dame uses cops to shut down students’ traditional marriage table

University reverses professor’s ban on thanking God at graduation

Policy change over Bible ban mooted lawsuit

Churches meeting in public schools: A wise (and legal) decision

Obama unleashes the Left

Florida school superintendent offers apology after Bible controversy

Teacher tells student he can’t read the Bible in classroom

Upper Arlington can block Christian schools from site, judge rules

Suit voluntarily dismissed after school district changes rule on distribution of religious material

School district revises policy after student banned from distributing Christian flyers

Acclaimed baseball coach under fire from atheists for pre-game prayers

Beyond equal access: fair and equal treatment for churches

ADF lawsuit prompts Kan. school district to end ban on religious speech

Wrestlers’ team motto criticized: first the shirts, and now the gym wall

University of Hawaii students prevented from distributing copies of U.S. Constitution

Clemson football coach lives out faith, under scrutiny

In Hawaii, atheists “lei” in wait for churches meeting in public schools

Catholic teacher’s union to march in pride parade, Cardinal critical

ACLJ files lawsuit on behalf of student denied admission due to religious beliefs

Yale to open on-campus ministry center, will host Bible studies and prayer meetings

Student told by teacher not to bring Bible to class; school district responds

Judge sides with Upper Arlington in Tree of Life lawsuit | ThisWeek

Wrestling shirt that quotes scripture subject of controversy

Public school teacher puts up religious message on school marquee; complaints abound

Catholic schools asked to be more inclusive of non-religious students

New Jersey lawsuit seeks to ban Pledge of Allegiance

Nazareth Area lawsuit over Valentine’s Day cards brings questions of free speech rights

Pro-life protests near schools concern Vancouver parents

Suit over sale of former public school to Orthodox Jewish schools is settled

ADF appeals decision against churches meeting in NYC public schools

Bible study after school ban overturned as NY Superintendent reverses decision | Christian Post

Delaware to decide on charter school applications

No legal recourse for Gallaudet University official demoted because she signed anti-same-sex-marriage petition

Okla. school district approves Hobby Lobby president’s Bible course

N.H. education tax credit challenge draws national interest | AP

Lawsuit filed after teacher throws away child’s Valentine’s Day message | Christian Today

The Romeike home-school conundrum

Ohio school board debates teacher sexual orientation rule

Orin Kerr: Legal scholarship in the lean years

    Orin Kerr at The Volokh Conspiracy: “In the last five years, legal education has witnessed a dramatic reduction in demand. Applications are down, forcing many schools to shrink class size and discount tuition to attract students through “merit” scholarships (and more recently, in rare cases, across-the-board tuition cuts). With income down, schools must cut expenses, the largest chunk of which are faculty salaries. Many schools have encouraged senior faculty to retire, and faculty hiring across the board has been sharply curtailed. As I see it, we’re seeing a return to the period before the boom decade of about 1999-2009. In that window, many law schools had lots of extra cash that they spent on new buildings, better amenities and more and better-salaried professors. The boom is over, and a lot of schools are trying to adjust.”

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NH Supreme Court to hear education tax case

Catholic school principal apologizes for comments about divorce, homosexuality made by guest speaker

Oregon City students protest Day of Silence with “Gay is not OK” T-shirts

Jerry Newcombe: What would the Framers think of evicting churches from NYC schools? | The Christian Post

Todd Starnes: Jesus card not welcome in Nazareth school | Christian Post

Florida: Christian student club accuses Lake County Schools of discrimination

Religious Calgary school threatens to expel “immoral” staff, students

School fails to silence pro-life message | OneNewsNow

Lawsuit filed: Jesus not welcome in Nazareth, Pa. school | Fox News

Students: Speak up for your faith today … before tomorrow’s silence | OneNewsNow

ADF: Mich. school district on solid ground to allow Easter egg hunt fliers

Nazareth area school district policy on Valentine’s Day cards needs to be revoked, attorney says | The Express-Times

What would the Framers think of evicting churches from NYC schools? | Jerry Newcombe at Townhall

Italian MPs introduce bill to protect parents’ rights against “gender ideology”

Ontario Catholic schools grapple with court’s no-religion ruling

Minnesota House sends “anti-bullying” bill to governor’s desk

Gay-straight alliance motion defeated in Alberta Legislature

Parents claim school banned son’s God-themed Valentine’s Day cards – and now they’re suing | The Blaze

Nazareth Area School District sued over religious notes removed from Valentine’s Day cards | The Express-Times

Appeals court ruling: ban on worship in NYC schools constitutional | The Jewish Voice

Nazareth rejects Jesus, gets sued | WND

Parents sue Nazareth Area School District over son’s Valentine’s Day card for classmates | WFMZ

Churches battle lawsuit over rental fees for using public school rooms | Maui News (AP)

Second Circuit keeps doors locked for NYC church | Patriot Post

No honor in his hometown: Jesus not welcome in Nazareth school