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Some Parents Angered, Others Relieved, by NJ’s School Mask Mandate

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Second graders settle in at their desks for their first day of in-person learning in more than a year at H.B. Wilson Elementary School in Camden, N.J.

There is mixed reaction to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement that masks will be required at schools across the state. WHYY’s Kenneth Burns reports while some parents are angered by the decision, other parents – and their kids – are relieved.

(Original air-date: 8/10/21)