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East Texas university may restrict when children can be on campus. Some employees say it hurts working parents.

Although policies restricting children’s presence in the workplace are common, the introduction of one at Stephen F. Austin State University has been met with monthslong resistance from some faculty members.

Shelby Laird and her daughter, Patricia, in a Whiteville, North Carolina park on July 12, 2019.

“If it’s important to you as a family, you will solve the problem”

"There must be a level of separation"

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