03/10/2016 03:00 EST

Lice Symptoms: Schools No Longer Have To Send Kids Home

Head lice has always been an issue among kids, but now that some school boards no longer require kids with lice to go home, the little nits might be more of problem than ever.

In the video above, parenting expert Alyson Schafer offers advice on how to best handle head lice and prevent your kids from getting it.

How to find out if your kid has lice

Recently, a new strain of bugs known as super lice has become a cause for concern as well. According 2015 research published in the American Chemical Society, these super lice are more resistant to traditional treatments and are now taking over North America. Learn more here.