Good vision is essential to learning.  Parents and children may be unaware that a vision problem exists. Since young children rarely complain of vision problems, they may not realize what "good" vision is because the world has always been blurry to them. Vision screenings are done on every student in 1st and 3rd grades and on an as needed basis. 

If you have concerns with your child's vision. Resources are available from Prevent Blindness of North Carolina for those who financially qualify for an optometry exam.