My daughter is 10 years old. From the age of 6 (since 1st grade) she has been picked on, called names, pushed into lockers, and even told that she just needs to die. The school rarely does anything about this. When she received a threat on her life I was not informed by the school, instead she came home to tell me. Of course I was furious but it was the weekend and there was nothing I could do about this. I posted to media sites explaining the situation and then on Monday before the first school bell rang my husband and I were both over at the school to question why this was not reported to us. I also asked what happened to the boy who threatened to kill her, the principal said his parents were contacted but he was allowed to remain in school because this was the first time he had ever done anything like that. I do not feel this is right!!
My daughter suffers from depression and I believe it is because of the school. I have had numerous meetings with the school system and at a few of the meetings they continue to tell me there is a very mean group of girls in my daughters class, and then they laugh a little and say we do not know what to do with them!!
I do not know what else to do for her besides move and change schools. This school system is failing my daughter and so many other kids. I take her to a therapist once a week but I am worried with all of her crying and not wanting to go to school she may do something to try and hurt herself. I am at a loss on what my next move should be.
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