Missouri mom outraged after school reportedly tells daughter to get breast reduction to stop harassment

Published January 19, 2013

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A Missouri mother is outraged after her daughter's school district allegedly suggested the 13-year-old get a breast reduction to stop bullying.  

Tammie Jackson said her daughter, a sixth-grade student at Central Middle School is being sexually harassed because of her breast size, Fox2Now.com reported.

When Jackson called the school district to complain she said a woman suggested to me, "to have my daughter get a breast reduction," she told Fox2Now.com.

The school district tells the news site that the incident is still being investigated.

The school also said they are working to counsel students to resolve other bullying issues.

Jackson, who also claims her 9-year-old son is bullied for scars on his chest from a heart condition, wants the school to "talk with the kids."

"Let them know people's bodies are changing, everyone is different, but God made us all great," she told Fox2Now.com.

Jackson also said the superintendent has reached out to say they are working on a plan to resolve the issues regarding both of her children.

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