New head lice policy for Broward County schools

By Johanna Torres, Reporter, jtorres@local10.com
Kara McKinney, Producer, KMcKinney@wplg.com
Published On: Mar 18 2014 08:14:06 AM EDT
Updated On: Mar 18 2014 06:39:57 PM EDT

Some parents are not thrilled with Broward County's new policy allowing students with head lice to remain at school.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

A new head lice policy is now in effect for Broward County schools.

Effective immediately, students who get head lice can attend school.

READ: Administrative Guidelines For Head Lice

The Broward County school district says lice isn't connected to any disease.

School district officials are concerned about students missing too much school.

They're asking parents to report to the school when a child is affected so each school can check the heads of other children.

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