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Letters: how teaching became unrewarded and unrewarding

The Guardian · 5 min

It seems ironic that, in a system where the majority of multi-academy trust CEOs are very well-paid males, it should be so difficult to recruit and retain men in classroom roles (“No place for young men? Male teachers quit as pay levels drop”, News).

Texas elementary school reports 'active shooter' on campus

Go.com · 1 min

Authorities are on scene at an "active shooter" incident at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, the school district said. The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District said the shooter was located at Robb Elementary and asked people to stay away from the area.

A Thank-You Note to Teachers After a Year of Attacks

The New York Times · 6 min

Ms. Renkl is a contributing Opinion writer who covers flora, fauna, politics and culture in the American South. NASHVILLE — My grandmother was still a teenager when she started her teaching career. She went to college for a year and then taught for a year to save money for tuition.

Why China is turning away from English

The Economist · 2 min

WHEN CHINA made English a compulsory primary-school subject in 2001, the same year it joined the World Trade Organisation, it was taken as a sign that the once-insular country was opening up.