Sister of teacher who cut off student's hair speaks out

After video of a teacher cutting off a student's hair while belting out the Star-Spangled Banner went viral, her sister speaks out about the bizarre behavior.
3:11 | 12/14/18

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you, Adrienne. Noo our "GM story, that ABC exclu W family O teacherha HT on camera cutting a udent's hair. Past and what may H led to that incident. Abc'saula Faris is hereith more. Good morning,ula. Good morning. When she says for the first time her sister is skingtment. She's undergoing Aull evaluation. She says as T as tt is to watch, ten that finally forced site to get the help she has needed for so long. ??? So proudly we hailed ??? Reporter: T morninghe sister of the teacher seen in this veo singing the ngledanhile chasing her studentsround with scissors is speakingou N miss. Reporter: Beth say H sister, 52-yold Margaret gieszinger has willingly checked hers INT a hospital ands seeking a psychological evaluate ??? bristars ??? Reporr:ieszingeras sent to jail and chargedith S misdemeanors including one for appearing to forcibly cut the Hane of H high school stents. She's very ashamed a remorseful for her behavior let's be clear, there is N tragedy. S, she had scissors buthe didn'turt anybody. Reporter: According to state cords gieszinger's teaching credenaln suspended twice in thepast. Thgh the reasons why have made public. Her famils she's experienced situations before where her mental health became an E. She has had outbursts of bizaehavior since she was a LE girl. It wasn't so surprising really. Just sckinghat it had, you know, this video had gone viral. Repr: Accor to a police report days before the scissors incident the school received complnt students and a parent about her actions towards getting students N use tire phones in class. The principal who said he talked ieszingerefore class that she appeared a bit xioushatning but nothing that caused him any concern. When questionedpoli gieszinger told them she bught scissors to her class to give foreign exchange student who was liviit family a cut. Hat police report she states he had bn acting hike a ding-dong. Her family N hopg she's getting the T say she's needed for long Unfortunately this video is out and S does look like therazy scien teacher but she really is a very good-heaed,oving Pers now, she is still in the hospital. D in crt nextweek. If convicted she could spend 3 1/2 years I jail. Thechool says they're taking th mostevere empyment action appropriate in this ca. Wow, does her family feel like thehould haveone more. Tfeel respsible. She's had urstsce she was very young and said we dn't do aing about it. We didn't have a interven and shouldged one but cause it'sental hh no one wants to talk about it. It does not justffect one person but famies. We need to awe be aware oit. Want to turn to that fertilit breakthrough

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