It’s been more than two weeks since Romy Vilsaint, a fifth-grader at PS 361 in East Flatbush, died after complaining of head injuries sustained from bullying. But since his May 7 death, Vilsaint’s family and other parents say, the school’s silence is an attempt to erase the tragedy.

“It’s like the child was so worthless, and nobody wants to even address the cause of his death,” said Jeanne Vilsaint, the godmother of Romy, 12. “They want to just erase everything like nothing ever happened. He was a person.”

Parents wait behind PS 361 in East Flatbush, to pick up their children from school May 24. Photo by Sam Bojarski It’s been more than two weeks since Romy Vilsaint, a fifth-grader at PS 361 in East Flatbush, died after complaining of head injuries sustained from bullying. But since […]

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