Michigan parent sues school district after teacher cut his daughter's hair
A man demands $ 1 million from a school district because of a teacher who cut her hair without the consent of a 7-year-old student and her parents.
According to the results of the school district's investigation, the teacher who cut the girl's hair did violate school policy and affected the student's constitutional rights, but the investigation did not show that the teacher did the act based on racial prejudice.
“Jimmy Hoffmeyer told the Associated Press last April that his daughter Jurnee had returned home from school one day with much of the hair on one side of her head cut. A classmate had used scissors to cut Jurnee's long curly hair on a school bus, he said.
“Two days later, Jurnee returned home from school with the hair on the other side of her head cut - even though she had been taken to a hairdresser who had given her an asymmetrical cut to make the different lengths less obvious.
“Mr Hoffmeyer said he thought another child had done it but Jurnee told him it was a teacher. "The teacher cut her hair to even it out," he told the AP.”
The plaintiff considers that the constitutional rights of his daughter have been violated. Also, the list of accusations includes racial discrimination, ethnic intimidation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, assault and battery.
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