A Philadelphia mom is upset that school bullies, whom she said cut her daughter’s hair, aren’t being disciplined.
According to Action News, Yamina Zahir said that her daughter Amina has been been a victim of bullying at Commodore John Barry Elementary for over a year.
The bullying allegedly escalated on Wednesday when another female student cut a large chunk of hair from the back of Amina’s head.
The 8-year-old said she reported the offense to her teacher, but the instructor did not respond.
Zamir has gone to the school and spoke with her daughter’s teacher and the school counselor. However, nothing has been done.
According to Action News, Zamir said:
“Nothing is happening. Nothing is being addressed. Someone is really going to get hurt out of this situation. She could’ve stabbed my daughter. Anything could’ve happened. She cut my daughter’s hair off. Who would do something like that?”
However, Lee Whack, Deputy Chief of Communications/Spokesperson, told Action News that the school district doesn’t tolerate bullying.
“The safety of our students is our number one priority. The school has investigated this matter. They found no evidence the hair cutting took place at the school. We at the school district take bullying very seriously. The school has no official reports of bullying involving this student.”
Further, Zahir has also filed a police report.