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What it means to be a new teacher in 2022: "I'm a student teaching students"
School districts, flush with cash from federal Covid relief funds, are looking to hire, and new teachers are figuring out how schools must adapt in the wake of a pandemic.
Summer school is increasingly important for students, but where are the teachers?
With many teachers exhausted by the demands of the pandemic, it's harder for school districts to recruit them for summer work.
The "organizational nightmare" of managing a classroom this year
According to high school art teacher Megan Anzalone, the number of students quarantining this year makes her job more challenging.
Some school districts are having a hard time finding substitute teachers
Substitutes are in high demand, but even the lure of increased pay and other incentives aren't enough in some places to get teachers into classrooms.
Substitute teaching is even tougher during the COVID-19 pandemic
With full-time teachers getting sick, quarantining or burning out, subs have been needed more than ever.
Talk to kids about money, and remember, they "eat up honesty"
Shipra Parikh, a clinical social worker, explains why these conversations should be tailored to each families personal financial situation.
Public school teachers are spending their own money on school supplies
They're taking personal responsibility for everything from books to furniture, clothing to eyeglasses.
Tuning pianos to fill in the financial gaps
Instead of relying on a single income source, one music teacher took up a new trade.
After 13 years of teaching, illustrator and graphic designer goes freelance
"It's been fun and profitable. It's been moving forward," says Ron Hill of Cleveland.
Teachers spend hundreds of dollars on back to school supplies
We spoke with a Los Angeles teacher about the school supplies she buys for her classroom each year, and what she wishes the school budget would cover.