Do you know one of the #1 reasons for school absences?
Answer: Head lice! second only to the common cold. 

Every school has their own policy on how they handle head lice found on students.




"No Nit"

  • No nit policies require a student to be free of nits before they can return to school.

"Live bug only"

  • Live bug only policy state that students must be free of all live bugs before they can return to school with nits. 

"Live let live"

  • Live let live is more attitude than policy. Students parents are notified while the student stays in school and parents are expected to treat before the next day. 

Click here to find information on your school's nit policy

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