Coast schools largely won’t require students or staff to wear masks this year. Thanks to a mandate by Gov. Tate Reeves, masks were required for all last school year. But Reeves has said repeatedly that he has no intention of requiring masks again.That counters CDC guidance that everyone, vaccinated or not, should wear masks in schools. Children under 12 are not eligible for the vaccine, and cases among kids nationally have jumped as the highly transmissible delta variant spreads.Sun Herald, Read More.