School communities largely embrace masks despite lawsuits

With the school year several months underway and the number of COVID-19 cases increasing across the country, school systems are finding that, for the most part, students, parents and staff are complying with mask policies in areas where they are required.  “It’s been...

Contracts, masks and apps: Colleges set new rules for campus life

As the number of coronavirus cases surges across the U.S., skepticism is mounting over colleges’ ability to resume campus activity in the fall. Still, as of mid-July, around 55% of colleges were aiming for an in-person fall semester while another 30% were...

More colleges, states mandate masks on campus

Dive Brief:  As coronavirus cases climb in the U.S., more governors and colleges are requiring students to wear face masks while on campus this fall.  Colleges are rolling out campaigns to encourage students to comply with mask mandates, and some plan to discipline...