School started on Monday for some local districts, with more to come in the days ahead.
So, this week, we are checking in with educators from around the state about what it means to have kids back in the building in this most unusual of years.
Melissa Mastrolia, president of the Massachusetts Art Education Association and an elementary art teacher in the Acton-Boxborough school district, joins us to talk about her first day of school and what she's expecting this school year.
Then, we hear from Almi Abeyta, superintendent for Chelsea Public Schools, about their first day of school on Wednesday
This segment aired on September 1, 2021.