In anticipation of the new U.S. Supreme Court term that opens on Monday, I had a story in Education Week last week about the dearth of cases involving school districts the court has heard over the last five years.

(And by dearth I mean zero. The story, “After Decades of Action, Supreme Court Cools on School Cases,” and the accompanying chart show that there have been no cases decided by the justices with a school district or local school officials as parties over those five years, compared with an average of about 11 public school cases every five years going back to Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.)

Still, there remain other types of cases affecting education, and the court’s new term includes these cases to watch…

Read more at Education Week’s School Law Blog.

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