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News - October 22, 2021

Teachers say pandemic has added new stresses to the profession

Burnout, anxiety weigh on some local teachers two months into full return to classrooms

by By Angela Swartz and Leah Worthington

Sanitizing desks, frequent hand-washing and reminding students to pull up their masks take up a large part of Menlo-Atherton High School teacher Mallory Byrne's days. In addition to her typical teaching duties and COVID-19 hygiene procedures, Byrne is contending with the anxiety that comes from finding out a student is sick.

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