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Newswise: Legal Limits Apply to Making a Child Pray
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Article ID: 717769

Legal Limits Apply to Making a Child Pray

Flinders University

A family that prays together, stays together; it’s an enduring maxim, but what if a child no longer wishes to pray? A new book by Flinders University law lecturer Dr Esther Erlings analyses the law related to parents forcing their children to manifest the parental religion.

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21-Aug-2019 8:40 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 717887

Australian men on top when it comes to life expectancy

Australian National University

Australian men are now living longer than any other group of males in the world, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU).

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22-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: In Harm’s Way: UCLA Study Finds Child Labor Protections Lacking in Many Countries

Article ID: 717873

In Harm’s Way: UCLA Study Finds Child Labor Protections Lacking in Many Countries

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Dozens of countries lack important legal protections against children doing work that could be harmful or interfere with their education, according to a study by the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA.

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22-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Project Begins to Hire and Retain More Women, Minority STEM Faculty

Article ID: 717847

Project Begins to Hire and Retain More Women, Minority STEM Faculty

Wichita State University

Wichita State University continues to make strides toward improving opportunities for women in senior leadership, with women currently holding six out of 10 dean positions throughout the university. Now WSU is taking an even bigger step to increase the number of women – and minorities – among its faculty with a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 4:05 AM EDT

Education

Newswise: In Good Company: CSU Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best

Article ID: 717849

In Good Company: CSU Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

National college rankings recognize the California State University for return on investment, high academic quality and social mobility.

Released:
21-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT

Education

Article ID: 717848

Saint Louis University Enrolls Largest Freshman Class in History

Saint Louis University

The first class of Saint Louis University’s third century also will be first among all those that have preceded it in terms of size. This year’s freshman class is the largest in SLU history. 

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21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 717830

APA Statement on Expected Rule Eliminating 20-Day Limit on Detaining Immigrant Children

American Psychological Association (APA)

Following is the statement of Jaime “Jim” Diaz-Granados, PhD, deputy CEO of the American Psychological Association, regarding the administration’s expected decision to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, which limited to 20 days the time immigrant children can be held in custody:

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21-Aug-2019 2:45 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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