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From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Penn State scandal shows sex-abuse laws can backfire. July 11, 2012. Read more!

30 Jul 2012 4:00 PM | Adrienne Hoffman-Lewis (Administrator)
Read more! So the story continues, but are we learning the right lessons from it? A common refrain has been that university administrators are so keen to protect their schools' reputations and maintain winning programs that they have lost sight of their social and legal responsibilities. Lawmakers in many states, meanwhile, have decided that the Penn State scandal shows a need for stricter laws requiring sexual abuse to be reported undefined though Pennsylvania's existing laws would have been adequate if officials had lived up to their obligations.

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