To ensure students’ safe return to in-person learning amid a surge in the Delta variant of the coronavirus, some school districts plan to institute mask mandates.
Yet that move isn’t necessarily straightforward — several of the country’s hardest-hit states have banned such mandates.
We look at how this conflict is playing out in Arkansas.
Guest: Richard Fausset, a correspondent covering the American South for The New York Times.
For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
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