Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. To help contain COVID-19, one of the most important things you can do is wear a mask. Especially when paired with physical distancing, wearing masks is “the single best way, short of a lockdown, to slow the spread of […]

The Clinton Hill School in New York, July 22, 2020. (Mark Wickens/The New York Times) With some combination of optimism, anxiety and wishful thinking, many educators spent their summers planning, in minute detail, how to safely reopen classrooms. Teachers stocked up on sanitation supplies as superintendents took a crash course […]