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A message to my fellow CPS parents

We can’t take public schools for granted. We can’t assume that because we want different things out of our schools, that we all can’t get what we need. We need schools that love and challenge our children, and schools that keep them safe.

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Another young life lost

CHICAGO, October 16, 2021 — The Chicago Teachers Union mourns the loss of Michele Clark Magnet High School student and basketball star Kierra Moore and issued the following statement today: Nothing is as devastating as the death of a young person. Our union mourns for...

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Notice of Election to Fill Citywide Delegate Vacancies

On November 1 and 4, 2021 remote nominations meetings will be held for citywide functional groups that have delegate vacancies. If there are more candidates than vacant positions, an electronic election will be held on November 8, 9, 11 and 12, 2021.

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Oct. 7 bargaining update: More of the same from mayor, CPS

Given what we heard at the bargaining table yesterday — more of the same lies, dishonesty and, if you can believe it, more lack of concern for our members and our school communities — we believe united, city-wide action by our members is the only thing that will force her to relent.

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City Council must step in for school safety

Mayor Lightfoot has turned the question of our children’s safety into a grudge match with the Chicago Teachers Union. Her hand-picked school board and appointed CEO rely on mayoral favor for their positions. As the independently elected representatives from all 50 wards, alderpersons must step in. Our school communities are counting on you to stand with us for school safety and serve as a check on this reckless mayor’s power.

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