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- Teaching Profession Opinion Teacher Power Can Be the Force for Education. What Would That Look Like?Teachers working in new and different ways with each other and their students could be the solution to learning that has evaded us.Teaching Profession Teachers Work 50-Plus Hours a Week—And Other Findings From a New Survey on Teacher PayPlanning, preparation, and other duties stretch teachers' working hours long past what's in their contracts.Teaching Profession From Our Research Center How Many Teachers Work in Their Hometown? Here's the Latest DataNew survey data shows that many teachers stay close to home, but do they want to?Teaching Profession In Their Own Words 'I Was Not Done': How Politics Drove This Teacher of the Year Out of the ClassroomKaren Lauritzen was accused of being a pro-LGBTQ+ activist. The consequences derailed her career.Teaching Profession Reported Essay Public Schools Rely on Underpaid Female Labor. It’s Not SustainableWomen now have more career options. Is that why they are leaving the teaching profession?Teaching Profession Most Teachers Spend Their Own Money on School Supplies. Should They?Some district leaders say they shouldn't have to.Teaching Profession On Women's Equality Day, There's Still No Gender Parity in K-12 SchoolsPay discrepancies and glass ceilings are among the barriers facing women in education.Teaching Profession Teachers’ Summer Jobs Can Be Fun. But That’s Not Why They Do ItAs enjoyable as these summer gigs can be, teachers take on the work because they need the money.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Join our expert panel for practical insights on adult SEL activities, strategies to renew commitment, and upgrading teaching practices.Teaching Profession In Their Own Words What Does a Teacher Have in Common With a Baseball Mascot? It's All About EngagementAaron Bishop reflects on his decades of double duty as a teacher and a mascot in the minor leagues.Teaching Profession Opinion A Recent Report Sparked Ire in the Field. One Teacher Explains WhyDistrict leaders should figure out how to support teachers instead of blaming them for the pandemic’s impact on student learning.Teaching Profession A Teacher Was Fired for Criticizing Her District's Move to Ban a Song. Here's What to KnowA 1st grade teacher in Wisconsin was fired for objecting to her district’s decision to ban a student performance of a song about rainbows.