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  1. Jennifer says:

    In all seriousness, I suspect more and more administrators — high school and college — have taken "in loco parentis" to extremes — it's not just that they're treating students like children, but like five-year-olds.

  2. Patrick says:

    Oh but they don't take "in loco parentis" to its extremes AT ALL. Kids in college are free to commit the vilest perversions upon one another, and to consume limitless quantities of alcohol and drugs, while the administration turns a blind eye.

    It's only in matter of thought and speech. In loco Caesaris.

  3. Dan Weber says:

    I'm pretty sure telling one group of students "you are your own security, and if some other students beat you up and break our stuff, it's your fault, and we will tell them that" is not in loco parentis.

  4. PLW says:

    You have clearly never met my parents.

  5. Mike says:

    I'd sue the school for defamation for declaring my cause controversial when it is based on the founding fathers.

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