Supreme Court Rejects Maine’s Ban on Aid to Religious Schools

Supreme Court Rejects Maine’s Ban on Aid to Religious Schools

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Maine may not exclude religious schools from a state tuition program. The decision, from a court that has…

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More Twin Cities metro communities, schools celebrate Juneteenth

More Twin Cities metro communities, schools celebrate Juneteenth

Communities across the Twin Cities are adding Juneteenth to the holiday calendar, organizing celebrations and planning a day off for the new federal observance commemorating the emancipation…

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School’s Catholic Title in Peril Over Pride and Black Lives Matter Flags

School’s Catholic Title in Peril Over Pride and Black Lives Matter Flags

The students at a predominantly Black Catholic middle school in Worcester, Mass., had resoundingly expressed their wishes in January 2021: They wanted Black Lives Matter and Pride…

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Court Sides With Girls Who Sued Over School’s Skirt Requirement

Court Sides With Girls Who Sued Over School’s Skirt Requirement

A North Carolina charter school violated female students’ constitutional rights by requiring that they wear skirts, a federal court ruled this week, in a case that weighed…

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St. Paul district considers allowing sage-burning ceremonies in schools

St. Paul district considers allowing sage-burning ceremonies in schools

St. Paul Public Schools is eyeing a new policy allowing and encouraging the Native American practice of smudging — the burning of sage or other sacred herbs…

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