Arkansas School Boards Decide Whether To Require Masks For New Academic Year Published August 12, 2021 at 12:11 PM EDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Listen • 3:48 As most students in Arkansas head back to the classroom, school boards across the state are deciding whether to require masks as COVID-19 cases rise. KUAF’s Jacqueline Froelich reports. This article was originally published on WBUR.org. Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.