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‘To be ‘Muffled’ is Not to be Gagged’: Federal Judge Upholds NJ School Mask Mandate

Emma Lee
Students 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.

A federal judge has upheld New Jersey's school mask mandate. From the New Jersey Desk, WHYY's Kenneth Burns reports a group of parents had sought to end that requirement before schools opened for the year.

(Original air-date: 12/13/21)

Kenneth Burns is WHYY’s South Jersey reporter. He joined the station in 2018 as an anchor. He also contributed stories and won a 2020 Keystone Media Award for one of them.