Self-cleaning pen helps prevent school absences at Texas elementary school

April 6, 2015 12:52 PM

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Self-cleaning pen helps prevent school absences at Texas elementary school

During cold and flu season, schools may stock their classrooms with hand sanitizer and encourage hand-washing, but a school in Texas has gone a step further. By giving its students and teachers a pen that eliminates germs upon contact, Mitchell Elementary School in Georgetown, stayed at about 96.8 percent attendance during a recent flu outbreak, My Fox Atlanta reported.

“All the other schools dropped [in attendance] by a percentage point or two,” Mitchell Elementary principal Ron Dyer told the news station. “And while a percentage point doesn't sound like a lot, when you're talking about 10,000 kids around the district, if you can increase attendance one percent, ...

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