The Debate Over Masks In Mass. Schools This Fall

Published on 29 Jul 2021, 12:23
The American Academy of Pediatrics last week suggested universal masking for students this fall, with Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey soon following suit with a mask requirement for all BPS students come September. Statewide, however, it is a different matter, spurring some Massachusetts lawmakers to push Gov. Charlie Baker for a universal mask mandate. In for Jim Braude, Adam Reilly spoke with State Sen. Rebecca Rausch, who is one of the lawmakers behind the push, and Merrie Najimy, president of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, to learn more.