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The American Teacher’s Plight: Underappreciated, Underpaid and Overworked

Before the 1800s, teaching positions were largely held by men, until socio-economic shifts facilitated the entrance of women into the work force. As teaching was one of the few jobs that fit within the feminine ideal, women increasingly took on teaching roles. The feminization of this occupation correlated with a decrease in respect for teaching …

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40 Educators Join The New York Times Teaching Project

The Learning Network is thrilled to welcome 40 distinguished educators to our second cohort of The New York Times Teaching Project. These middle and high school teachers, chosen after a competitive selection process, hail from 19 states and represent a diversity of subject areas, including U.S. history, English language arts, mathematics and philosophy. What unites …

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Five Ways to Learn About Juneteenth With The New York Times

Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 1, 2021. Are you looking for ways for your students to learn more about Juneteenth? Below we offer five teaching ideas for exploring the holiday and its significance via a variety of media, including photographs, recipes, art and …

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