As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It
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Emma Goldberg, The New York Times
Few professions have been more upended by the pandemic than teaching. As school districts vacillate between in-person, remote, and hybrid models of learning, teachers find themselves concerned for their health and scrambling to do their jobs effectively.
For students considering a profession in turmoil, the disruptions have seeded doubts. Kianna Ameni-Melvin knows this reality firsthand. During the pandemic, she started questioning her decision to become a teacher and began researching roles with transferable skills.