Head Lice Management in Schools
Head lice are tiny insects that seem to cause a big commotion in schools. Our goal is to address this situation in the most educationally and socially beneficial manner for our students. Privacy is our top concern. Here are some facts about lice and how to treat them.
Students who have lice will be treated with respect and confidentiality, on an individual basis. Please refer to your student handbook for policy specifics.If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
For evidenced-based information about head lice see http://identify.us.com/head-lice/
The attached document is the most recent policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding lice management in the school setting. Page 8 specifically addresses the school setting.