Head Lice and Hair Extensions and Dreadlocks
Yes, it is possible to get head lice if you have locs (dreadlocks). Lice do not respect hair texture. Although, they would prefer straight and loose curls, their strong desire for blood supersedes their personal preferences.
Downers Grove and Wheaton School Lice Policy
Schools in Downers Grove and Wheaton districts allow students to remain in school until the end of the day when lice lice are found. Students are expected to be treated at home and return to school the next day free of lice. Students with nits only may stay in school.
Lake Washington and Issaquah Schools Lice Policy
The Lake Washington School District (Sammamish) states that children may remain in school with lice but should go home at the end of the day to be treated. Issaquah schools say that children may stay in school and then go home to be treated.