It is reasonably widely known that children are not capable of true abstract thought until the age of 17 or 18, and even then, not all have developed that ability. 1,961 more words
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In Loco Parentis: In Pennsylvania, a Non-Biological Parent Should Have Standing to Seek Custody of a Child Born During a Same-Sex Relationship
After the legalization of same-sex marriage in 2015, custody disputes among same-sex parents have come to the forefront in family law and have created a number of questions in the court around what makes someone a parent. 524 more words
I am a retired teacher. I retired after teaching in alternative educational program for 20 years. The President’s statement that we need to arm our teachers, much less to provide them a monetary bonus for carrying a gun into the classroom outrages me. 423 more words
Who is really well placed to act in loco parentis?
That was a big deal question when I was in college. Mothers and fathers sent their children off to far away institutions, some of them hoping that the college would act for the welfare of their progeny as they would have. 2,094 more words
The first time I heard the Latin phrase, in loco parentis, it was in response to my objections that the principal breathalyzed students as they walked into prom. 844 more words