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- Teaching Profession 'My Dad Is Nocturnal' And 10 Other Funny Things Kids Have Said to Their TeachersKids say the darndest things. That’s why America’s classrooms are full of unfiltered hilarity.Teaching Profession Could Reimagining Teaching Help Teachers Love Their Jobs More? Here’s HowSome districts and schools have created new roles and opportunities for teachers.Teaching Profession Substitute Teachers Would Like You to Stop Treating Them Like BabysittersA research review found that substitute teachers get little respect and professional training.Teaching Profession Opinion Teachers of Color Face Unique Challenges. Here Are Some of ThemTeaching is hard enough, but educators of color face additional—often invisible—tasks.Teaching Profession Opinion 'You Work for Us': How a Student's Slight Captures the Disrespect Teachers FaceCompare the treatment of teachers with other public servants and you’ll notice a disturbing trend.Teaching Profession Teachers Don't Qualify for Overtime Pay. Should They?Teachers are exempt from overtime-pay laws. Some say that rule deserves a second look.Teaching Profession Explainer Teacher Strikes, Explained: Recent Strikes, Where They're Illegal, and MoreHere's what to know about educator labor actions and how they've evolved since the 20th century.Teaching Profession Opinion How Teachers Get Beyond Tough Days in the ClassroomIn a single sentence, teachers philosophize—wisely, funnily—about hanging in there for the job, even after the worst of days.Teaching Profession Here's What High School Students of Color Think About Being a TeacherNew research asked high school students of color and Indigenous students what they think about a career in teaching.Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Teachers’ Stress Trickles Down to Students. Here's What Schools Are Doing About ItThe past few years in the classroom have been grueling. But there are things districts can do to help teachers. Here are some examples.Teaching Profession Q&A Teaching Is Your Job. Why This Author Says It Shouldn't Be Your Whole IdentityThe author of "The Good Enough Job: Reclaiming Life From Work," talks about how teachers can build healthier relationships with their jobs.Teaching Profession What the Research Says States Are Calling for More Computer Science Classes. Now They Need the TeachersNew data finds that not enough teachers are being certified in computer science to meet the rising need.