A teacher with a phobia of young children sued her Cincinnati school district for transferring her from a high school post to a middle-school job. She claims it adversely affected her health and was a form of discrimination against her disability.
The students of Sandy Hook Elementary will return to school – in a different building – Thursday morning. Many things have changed since the Dec. 14 massacre that killed 26 students and staff, but the school is trying to create as much continuity as possible for kids.
A judge asks Twinkies maker Hostess and union lawyers to participate in mediation Tuesday to resolve their differences. If they fail, bankruptcy motions will resume Wednesday and 18,000 jobs will be lost.
While the 8-7 ruling on affirmative action did not address the constitutionality of race-conscious admissions to college, the majority said Michigan's prohibition on the policy 'places special burdens on racial minorities.'