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- Teaching Profession Video 2021 National Teacher of the Year: Special Education Is the 'Heartbeat' of SchoolsJuliana Urtubey, an elementary special education teacher in Las Vegas, is the third special educator to receive the national honor in the program's nearly seven-decade history.Teaching Profession Juliana Urtubey, an Elementary Special Educator, Is the 2021 National Teacher of the YearKnown as Ms. Earth for her work with school gardens, Urtubey is a National Board-certified teacher in Las Vegas.Teaching Profession Video Voices From the Field | Black Male Educators on Pipelines and RetentionBlack men account for only 2 percent of teachers, and their turnover rates are especially high. A look at the problems and potential solutions behind that statistic.Teaching Profession 4 Ways Districts Are Giving Teachers More Flexibility in Their JobsAfter a year-plus of pandemic schooling, some experts are seeing momentum for district leaders to reimagine what teaching can look like.Teaching Profession Why Teachers Leave—or Don't: A Look at the NumbersNew EdWeek survey results reveal why teachers consider leaving the profession, and how the pandemic has changed their decisionmaking.Teaching Profession We Asked Teachers How They Want to Be Appreciated. Here's What They SaidAll they need is respect, independence, a break, and a heartfelt word of thanks after a difficult year.Teaching Profession New Teaching Jobs May Emerge With Continued Demand for Virtual LearningAs school districts plan for online learning to continue beyond the pandemic, they'll need teachers to staff those virtual classrooms.Teaching Profession Opinion It's Teacher Appreciation Week. Flowers? Mugs? We're Looking for Something MoreThis year, teachers were hailed as heroes then denounced as obstructionists, say seven State Teachers of the Year. Here’s what they need.Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State ComparesThe National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.Teaching Profession Opinion What Can We Do to Help the Well-Being of Teachers?A Seat at the Table focused on the social-emotional well-being of teachers during the pandemic. Here's what we learned from the guests.Teaching Profession Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table With Education Week: How to Support Teacher Well-BeingThe demands being placed on teachers, especially during the pandemic, have led to an increase in professional and personal stress. This episode of A Seat at the Table will focus on what school and districtTeaching Profession Nearly 9 in 10 Teachers Willing to Work in Schools Once Vaccinated, Survey FindsNearly half of educators who belong to the National Education Association have gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.Teaching Profession Q&A Nation's Top Teachers Discuss the Post-Pandemic Future of the ProfessionDespite the difficulties this school year brought, the four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year award say they're hopeful.Teaching Profession Teachers Are Stressed Out, and It's Causing Some to QuitStress, more so than low pay, is the main reason public school teachers quit. And COVID-19 has increased the pressure.Teaching Profession Opinion Should Teachers Be Prioritized for the COVID-19 Vaccine?Not all states are moving teachers to the front of the vaccination line. Researchers discuss the implications for in-person learning.