Schools in Oyster Bay and Glen Cove still hold to strict “no nit” head lice policies, which means that your child will not be re-admitted to the classroom until no live lice or eggs or nits are present.
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Duval County, home of Jacksonville, Florida, has had a “no nit” policy in place since May of 1998. According to the district web site, “Students with nits (eggs) will now be excluded from school until they are nit-free.