Students’ High Court Winning Streak

By David C. Bloomfield, Professor of Education Leadership, Law, and Policy at The CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.

In the last weeks of its 2020–21 term, the U.S. Supreme Court took somewhat surprising steps favoring student rights. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. v. Alston (“NCAA”) held that colleges can’t bar provision of certain education-related benefits to student athletes. In Mahanoy School District v. B.L., off-campus student speech gained new constitutional protection. Then, in Gloucester County School Board v. Grimm, the Court refused to review a…

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Tanya L. Domi

Tanya L. Domi

Balkanist, HumanRights,Prof @ColumbiaSIPA @HarrimanInst, Adj Lecturer Hunter College, Prez Advisory Board @PCRCBiH, Host & Editor of The Thought Project podcast