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Volume 83, Issue 3

Features

It’s time to walk the walk

The mayor has talked the talk of the progressive movement. But her actions during the strike indicate she is not yet prepared to walk the walk unless pressed by the movement—and 25,000 teachers in the streets—to do so.

President’s Letter | The challenge we face today

The challenge we face today is to take the momentum and energy from those powerful 11 days into our school buildings, back to City Hall and to the state legislature when lawmakers reconvene in January.

The movement behind sanctuary contract wins

In a huge victory, the Chicago Teachers Union was able to ensure sanctuary schools and sanctuary employer language in its contract for the first time in the history of the union.

Housing policy isn’t abstract for homeless students

Many across Chicago scoffed at the CTU’s demands to address homelessness in its contract, but the reality is that housing policy and support for homeless kids are a vital question facing CPS teachers and students every single day.

PSRP power

The CTU’s new contract won significant improvements for the paraprofessionals who make our schools work.

Delegates not present for November and December 2019

DELEGATES NOT PRESENT HOUSE MEETING, TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 2019 NETWORK 1A Brennan, Jennifer L. Clarke, Deborah H. Galligan, Mary V. Green, Laurie J. Hehn, Theresa M. Johnson, Craig McNulty, Scott T. NETWORK 1B Cooley, Amy K. McLennon, Tasmie S. NETWORK 1C Baar-Ledford,...

It’s time to walk the walk

The mayor has talked the talk of the progressive movement. But her actions during the strike indicate she is not yet prepared to walk the walk unless pressed by the movement—and 25,000 teachers in the streets—to do so.

President’s Letter | The challenge we face today

The challenge we face today is to take the momentum and energy from those powerful 11 days into our school buildings, back to City Hall and to the state legislature when lawmakers reconvene in January.

The movement behind sanctuary contract wins

In a huge victory, the Chicago Teachers Union was able to ensure sanctuary schools and sanctuary employer language in its contract for the first time in the history of the union.

Housing policy isn’t abstract for homeless students

Many across Chicago scoffed at the CTU’s demands to address homelessness in its contract, but the reality is that housing policy and support for homeless kids are a vital question facing CPS teachers and students every single day.

PSRP power

The CTU’s new contract won significant improvements for the paraprofessionals who make our schools work.

Delegates not present for November and December 2019

DELEGATES NOT PRESENT HOUSE MEETING, TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 2019 NETWORK 1A Brennan, Jennifer L. Clarke, Deborah H. Galligan, Mary V. Green, Laurie J. Hehn, Theresa M. Johnson, Craig McNulty, Scott T. NETWORK 1B Cooley, Amy K. McLennon, Tasmie S. NETWORK 1C Baar-Ledford,...

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In Brief

It’s time to walk the walk

The mayor has talked the talk of the progressive movement. But her actions during the strike indicate she is not yet prepared to walk the walk unless pressed by the movement—and 25,000 teachers in the streets—to do so.

President’s Letter | The challenge we face today

The challenge we face today is to take the momentum and energy from those powerful 11 days into our school buildings, back to City Hall and to the state legislature when lawmakers reconvene in January.

The movement behind sanctuary contract wins

In a huge victory, the Chicago Teachers Union was able to ensure sanctuary schools and sanctuary employer language in its contract for the first time in the history of the union.

Housing policy isn’t abstract for homeless students

Many across Chicago scoffed at the CTU’s demands to address homelessness in its contract, but the reality is that housing policy and support for homeless kids are a vital question facing CPS teachers and students every single day.

PSRP power

The CTU’s new contract won significant improvements for the paraprofessionals who make our schools work.

Delegates not present for November and December 2019

DELEGATES NOT PRESENT HOUSE MEETING, TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 2019 NETWORK 1A Brennan, Jennifer L. Clarke, Deborah H. Galligan, Mary V. Green, Laurie J. Hehn, Theresa M. Johnson, Craig McNulty, Scott T. NETWORK 1B Cooley, Amy K. McLennon, Tasmie S. NETWORK 1C Baar-Ledford,...