Masks No Longer Required For Recess, Outdoor School Activities
BOSTON – Effective May 18, guidance from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Early Education and Care will be updated to no longer require masks for outdoor activities like recess and to allow for the sharing of objects in classrooms, in both K-12 and childcare settings.
This guidance will remain in effect beyond May 29.
The Administration will release updated guidance for summer camps, effective May 29, which will include no longer requiring masks for outdoor activities.
Masks will be required for staff and students indoors through the end of the 2020-21 school year.