Volume 80, Issue 7
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In This Issue
- Taking a stand for justice on May Day2
- Think globally, act locally | President’s Message3
- Quest Center news and notes4
- When reading gets tough…play!4
- South Shore International teacher receives Fulbright5
- Darwin Elementary celebrates “Lighthouse” status at fourth annual Leadership Day5
- News from Around the CTU6
- Behind the wall7
- Solidaridad con los estudiantes de Puerto Rico!8
- Meet two leaders of the UPR students8
- The problems of home in Honduras9
- Lessons in solidarity | Tri-national Conference for the Defense of Public Education10
- Stop criminalizing CPS students11
- “Reparations Now” curriculum is a part of vital local history and organizing12
- Delegates Not Present Wednesday, May 3, 201714
- “Right to work” | Cartoon14
- In memoriam14
- Quest Center Professional Learning16
The actions that CTU members and our allies took on May 1 were to defend and protect our students and their families, and are part of the historical movement for workers’ rights.
Chicago Shakespeareaccepting applications for 2017/18 “Bard Core” seminar.
A Just Chicago needs you! Become an authorized OSHA trainer; CTUF grantee helps students learn trades; No entry.
Childhood and human rights deferred and denied in the Holy Land
Puerto Rican students are striking against $450 million in budget cuts funneled to banks, privatization and capital interests. And despite the distance, solidarity can go a long way.
The specific issues may differ, but teachers and other workers in Honduras are struggling to change many of the same sorts of injustices we’re fighting here—though the consequences of that struggle more frequently take a fatal turn there.
CTU members left the Tri-national with the realization that we are all in the struggle together, regardless of the country we represent.
The City of Chicago and CPS are targeting certain neighborhoods with police state tactics.
New CPS curriculum presents a powerful and relevant set of materials and personal stories that students will greatly benefit from discovering.