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Tentative Agreement Vote Resources

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Make an informed vote on November 14 by reading your tentative agreement!

Here are key resources to help you understand the tentative agreement and prepare for the ratification vote.

Full Tentative Agreement (PDF)

2019-2024 Teacher Salary Schedule (PDF)
Note: CPS and the CTU have agreed to add an additional $5 million ($25 million over five years) to steps 14 and higher. CPS and CTU are still negotiating the exact way that this money will be distributed. These tables do not yet reflect the additional $25 million.

2019-2024 PSRP Salary Schedule (PDF)

What's in the Tentative Agreement synopsis
Be sure to check out page two—the back side of the pdf—for a quick overview of the class size provisions. This powerful new language forces CPS to hold to the upper limits of class size that the district has routinely violated.

Parent thank-you flyer full-page for report card pickup

Parent and Community half-sheet

Slides presentation about what’s in the TA

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Slides presentation on voting procedures

Notice of TA Ratification Vote (post ASAP!)

Directions for TA Ratification Vote

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Meetings on the TA
Latest Bargaining Update
Answers About Strike Loans, etc.
Solidarity from Allies
Social Media / CTU Speaks! Podcast

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Administrative Transfer Window

Teachers will be able to transfer schools for Spring 2021 without principal permission between November 22, 2020 and January 6, 2021.

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