A big new study just came out and, to no surprise from most teachers and in a rebuke to science deniers and right-wing “Open School” fanatics, it found that school mask mandates reduced the spread of COVID.

You can read all about it in this morning’s New York Times article, Masks Cut Covid Spread in Schools, Study Finds.

I have a lot of issues with our district, but I have to hand it to them for maintaining a mask mandate long after many others had lifted it.