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Q&A: More lenient lice policies bug some parents

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads. "Lice is icky, but it's not dangerous," says Deborah Pontius, the school nurse for the Pershing County School District in Lovelock, Nev. "It's not infectious, and it's fairly easy to treat." Previously, most schools have required...

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