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A student from Massachusetts is violated for wearing a hijab | National

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts charter school where an eighth-grader was cited for a uniform violation for wearing a hijab says it understands “the handling of the situation was insensitive.”

A family member of a Mystic Valley Regional Charter School student posted a photo on social media of the “School Uniform Compliance Form” the student received from her teacher for wearing a hijab on Thursday. In the description of the offence, the headscarf worn by Muslim women was misspelled as ‘jihab’.

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