"I've been told I either have to cut it all off or I have to wait until her hair grows back completely before she can attend school again," Layla's mother, Tara Sysaknoi, told KFSN. "Again, I don't think I should have to if that's how she wants her hair, if she wants to do that. It's not offensive, it's not gang-related.
“I thought it was ridiculous, I told her it shouldn't interfere with my child’s education and it’s not a distraction. It’s something she’s been doing since preschool.”