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- Teaching Profession Teaching Is Hard. Take a Break, 'Abbott Elementary' Stars Urge TeachersTyler James Williams and Sheryl Lee Ralph, stars of the ABC workplace sitcom, thanked teachers for "getting the job done."Teaching Profession Stress, Burnout, Depression: Teachers and Principals Are Not Doing Well, New Data ConfirmThey still love parts of their jobs—but feel anxiety and stress more than other working adults, a new study finds.Teaching Profession Video Here’s What’s Drawing Aspiring Teachers to the FieldFour student-teachers explain what’s drawing them to the field despite its steady stream of challenges.Teaching Profession Q&A The First 5 Years in the Classroom Are Tough. This Teacher Has Ideas to Lessen the BurdenA middle school teacher talks about why educators need to share stories about their jobs—and find schools that reflect their values.Teaching Profession Teachers in Texas Shooting Died Trying to Shield Students, Their Families SayEva Mireles and Irma Garcia, both veteran teachers, co-taught a 4th grade class at their Uvalde, Texas, elementary school.Teaching Profession Teachers Often Don't Get Lunch or Bathroom Breaks. That's Why Some States Guarantee ThemAs concerns about keeping teachers mount, could laws assuring duty-free breaks help?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.Explore how adult well-being is key to promoting healthy social-emotional behaviors for students. Get strategies to reduce teacher stress.Teaching Profession The Teaching Profession Is 'Crumbling': What Can School Leaders Do to Help?Longstanding problems are more urgent as schools struggle to meet students' emotional and academic needs.Teaching Profession Q&A 'Brown v. Board' Decimated the Black Educator Pipeline. A Scholar Explains HowA new book digs into a lesser-known and negative consequence of one of the nation's most significant civil rights milestones.Teaching Profession Webinar Deeply Disillusioned: Results of the First Annual Merrimack College Teacher SurveyLearn about the results of the Merrimack College Teacher Survey, which suggests teacher satisfaction rates have plummeted.Teaching Profession Opinion Short On Substitute Teachers? Here's Something States Can DoStudent teachers can make good substitutes, but the rules often don't allow them to step in, write two researchers.Teaching Profession In Their Own Words 'I'm Afraid to Return to the Classroom': A Gay Teacher of the Year Speaks OutWillie Carver, Jr., the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, is questioning his future as a teacher given recent anti-LGBTQ legislative efforts.Teaching Profession Teacher Morale Is at a Low Point. Here's Where Some Are Finding HopeIt’s been a hard few years for teachers. These are the moments with students that are keeping them going.