Tag: schools

Know Your Rights

Is Corporal Punishment Legal in Schools?

September 13, 2022

Via: FindLaw

Does sparing the rod spoil the child? In schools, at least, a growing consensus over the last 50 years is that it does not. Corporal punishment declined dramatically over that span, in large part due to findings that hitting or […]

Know Your Rights

Do Parents Have ‘Rights’ to Ignore School Mask Mandates?

September 21, 2021

Via: FindLaw

Battles continue to rage in schools throughout the country on whether students should be required to wear face masks. As of mid-September, eight states – mostly in the South – have banned mask mandates by schools. Elsewhere, angry anti-mask parents […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules Maine public funding still limited to nonsectarian schools

June 28, 2019

Via: Jurist

Judge D Brock Hornby of the US District Court for the District of Maine ruled Wednesday that public funds cannot be used for tuition payments to sectarian schools in regions where public schools are not provided by the local government. […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Several states pass laws authorizing ‘In God We Trust’ motto in schools and other public buildings

December 5, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

Public schools could provide a new legal battleground on religion in public venues as more states pass laws authorizing the posting of “In God We Trust” in public schools. Seven states passed laws this year requiring or permitting schools and […]