Father Files $1M Lawsuit After Teacher Cuts Daughter's Hair Without His Permission

The father of a mixed race schoolgirl in Michigan whose hair was cut by a teacher without her parents’ permission has filed a $1m lawsuit against the school district, librarian and a teacher’s assistant.

Jimmy Hoffmeyer, the father of the girl Jurnee, filed the lawsuit in a federal court in Grand Rapids against Mount Pleasant Public Schools. Mr Hoffmeyer said his daughter was a victim of racial discrimination.