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- Teaching Profession Q&A Why Teachers Are Going on Strike This Fall—and What Could Come NextA labor expert explains what's driving the recent teacher strikes.Teaching Profession Q&A A Teacher Who 'Refused to Be Party to Censorship' Tells Her StoryThe teacher was targeted for sharing links to online libraries with students amid district book challenges.Teaching Profession Teacher Showers: Helping Hand or Symptom of a Profession in Trouble?It's a boon to new teachers, but others worry about it reinforcing the idea that teachers should pay for things out of pocket.Teaching Profession Explainer Do Teachers Get Paid Maternity Leave? Do They Get Vacation Days? These Answers and MoreHere's how teachers' sick leave and other benefits work—and how they're changing due to COVID-19 and other pressures.Teaching Profession Opinion Listen Up: Give Teachers a Voice in What Happens in Their SchoolsWith the help of teacher leaders, schools have a better chance of thriving. Here are 15 ways educators can speak up.Teaching Profession Most Parents Don't Want Their Kids to Become Teachers, Poll FindsPDK International's 2022 Public Attitudes Toward Public Schools poll showed record high trust in local schools and teachers.Teaching Profession Inside the Push to Include Miscarriages and Stillbirths in Teachers' Leave PoliciesTeachers who have suffered pregnancy loss sometimes can't take bereavement leave to grieve. Now some women are trying to change that.Teaching Profession We Asked Teachers What Inspires Them. Here's What They SaidTeachers share where they are finding inspiration in a new school year.Teaching Profession The Gap Between Teacher Pay and Other Professions Hits a New High. How Bad Is It?Teachers make less than their college-educated peers in other professions, a new analysis finds.Teaching Profession Opinion A Veteran Teacher Pens a Not-Your-Typical Novel About Schools. And That's a Good ThingClass Dismissed ditches the familiar school novel formula, and it pays off nicely.Teaching Profession Opinion Searching for Common Ground: Rick and Pedro Go to the Movies AgainMovies and TV shows like "Lean on Me" and "Friday Night Lights" center on real education issues and can help the public work through them.Teaching Profession Most Americans Support Raising Teacher Pay. But There's a Partisan RiftPublic support for teacher pay raises is at its highest level in at least 15 years, an Education Next survey found.Teaching Profession Opinion Searching for Common Ground: Rick and Pedro Go to the MoviesA few education-themed films aptly capture the fact that teachers are people with huge challenges in their lives.Teaching Profession From Our Research Center 'Over It': Most Educators Say They Won't Mask This FallBut teachers are more likely than administrators to keep masking, EdWeek Research Center survey data show.