Education Law

11 landmark SCOTUS cases that changed American education (gallery)

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With school finally back in full swing across the country, it’s a great time for a history lesson in American education.

Landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases such as Brown v. Board of Education, Tinker v. Des Moises and the more recent Forest Grove School District v. T.A. have forever changed education law and how students are treated in school based on their race, religion, disability and more.

Education is a hallmark of civic life in the United States. So it’s not surprising that it has been at the forefront of many important controversies, including at the Supreme Court level, over the last several decades.

Check out 11 Supreme Court cases about American education that affected education law, constitutional law and the overall public school experience.

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