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Our Union is powerful if we are united and organized. Click the links below for resources to help build union members’ unity and power at your school. Build Contract Action Teams, reach out to parents and community members, and wear red together every Friday. If we get strike ready, we can win a contract that will improve our schools and our lives.

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After powerful, inspiring @CTULocal1 all-member meeting, heading to CPS for 3:45P press conf/4P hearing on budget, which CUTS nurses/librarians/social workers/school funds. Those equity promises? #PutItInWriting @chicagosmayor in enforceable #FairContractNow https://t.co/U3KYSYf2gS CTULocal1 photo
2 days ago
Be like Hello Kitty...

And Call 📞 Mayor Lightfoot right now at 312-744-3300.

Tell her to put her promises in writing. Schools need:
Nurses, librarians, counselors, smaller class sizes, decent pay raise for teachers
#FairContractNow #standwithCTU #keepYourPromiseLori https://t.co/Ki6z02YmN4
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Jesse: The money is there for our schools and our contract. Look at your taxes. There’s 1 billion more in pension levys, new evidence based budgeting, the new funding formula and that doesn’t include the 100s in million in TIF money #FairContractNow
2 days ago
You can be sassy and call Mayor Lightfoot now!

Call 📞 Mayor Lightfoot right now at 312-744-3300.

Tell her to put her promises in writing. Schools need:
Nurses, librarians, counselors, smaller class sizes, decent pay raise for teachers
#FairContractNow #standwithCTU https://t.co/oniYIhEXHJ
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A school is more than just a place where students learn. It's the heart of a community.
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Solidarity!
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Chicago Teachers Union1 day ago
Nearly three in four Americans think teachers should be paid more, the poll shows.
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Chicago Teachers Union1 day ago
This is our school district in a nutshell:

Yvette McCaskill, from Morrill Math and Science Elementary on the Southwest Side, said her school library was shuttered and the librarian redirected to fill a special education vacancy, while McCaskill was asked to teach a class for English language learners.

1. McCaskill is not bilingual.
2. Why is a librarian teaching special ed?
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Chicago Teachers Union2 days ago
Press conference outside Lightfoot/CPS budget hearing!
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union2 days ago
After a powerful, inspiring all-member meeting, heading to CPS for 3:45P press conference and 4P hearing on proposed FY2020 budget, which CUTS nurses, librarians, social workers, and budgets for over 200 schools. Those equity promises? #PutItInWriting, @chicagosmayor in an enforceable #FairContractNow!

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