By ABC 11
A high school principal in New Jersey is going above and beyond to make sure his students don’t skip school out of fear of being bullied.
WABC-TV reports, West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook said some students were being bullied because of their dirty clothes — which resulted in chronic absenteeism where they would miss three to five days a month.
One time a student didn’t want her bags checked to enter the school because she was embarrassed to be carrying dirty clothes while she was homeless.
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