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- Teaching Profession Opinion Only 15 Students Showed Up for Online Class. Then, Teachers Got CreativeWhen COVID-19 closed school buildings, teachers worked to exhaustion but also felt proud.Teaching Profession Opinion Teachers Were Told to 'Give Grace' as the Pandemic Started. They Did That and Much MoreDistricts offered little guidance otherwise, writes researcher Lora Bartlett.Teaching Profession Educators of Color: Schools Need to Better Support Racial Justice EffortsA new survey of educators of color finds that few received any training for addressing racism and violence with their students.Teaching Profession Opinion I've Studied Teachers for 20 Years. The Pandemic Was Their Ultimate ChallengeResearcher Lora Bartlett wondered what was happening behind the scenes as teachers' cheerful voices radiated from her daughters' computers.Teaching Profession Opinion What We Learned About Teachers During the Pandemic: A SeriesA researcher shows how teachers went from making school happen to having little say in planning for an unprecedented year.Teaching Profession Q&A Teachers' Union President: Say 'No to Censorship, and Yes to Teaching the Truth'National Education Association President Becky Pringle discusses some of the challenges and priorities for the nation's largest teachers' union.Teaching Profession Teachers' Unions Vow to Defend Members in Critical Race Theory FightThe National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers are preparing for litigation as states restrict teaching about racism.Teaching Profession Union Members to Discuss Critical Race Theory, School Police at 100th NEA AssemblyThe NEA's Representative Assembly, where delegates will determine the national union's priorities and policies, will take place this week.Teaching Profession Teachers Are More Likely to Experience Depression Symptoms Than Other AdultsA new survey by the RAND Corp. found that teachers are experiencing high levels of job-related stress, and it could cause them to quit.Teaching Profession New York City Will End Controversial Absent Teacher PoolEducation department officials there announced that they will place hundreds of sidelined teachers in permanent teaching positions starting next year.Teaching Profession Opinion Compassion Fatigue Is Overwhelming Educators During the PandemicEducators need acknowledgment and healing while dealing with their own and others' grief. Here’s what administrators can do to help.Teaching Profession Opinion I Started Teaching During the Pandemic. Here's What I LearnedWhat’s it like launching a teaching career over Zoom? Kindergarten teacher Alicia Simba reflects on an unusual first year in the profession.