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What’s Motivating These Teachers to Become Educators

By Kaylee Domzalski — May 9, 2023 2:03
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Education Week asked teachers and student teachers about why they decided to become educators. Connecting with students on cultural touchstones and working on expanding equity in the classroom are just a few things they’re excited about.

Kaylee Domzalski is a video producer for Education Week, telling meaningful stories that impact the field.
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