33 parents, including actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, allegedly paid bribes to help get their children admitted into elite universities.
The ACLU and NAACP argue that the state of Maryland is not living up to a court agreement to provide more funding to Baltimore city schools.
The district contracted with a firm 3 years ago to address the backlog, but it still has more than 3,300 outstanding service requests.
The Hickman Mills district in south Kansas City says it needs to close some campuses to help address budget woes.
Teachers have been protesting in an effort to stop state legislature from passing legislation that would benefit private schools.
Decision reaffirms 2008 ruling that school district should have received the proceeds of civil fines collected over 9 years.
Shawnee Mission district officials were accused of stopping student rallies on National Student Walkout Day in April 2018.
Board members vote 6 to 3 to reject a motion to fire Robert Runcie, who has led the district since 2011.
Teachers will receive an 11 percent raise over four years, plus a one-time 3 percent bonus.
Board vote may indicate a rethinking of the role of charter schools in the district.