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A precedent-setting grievance win

Important victory undercuts principals who manipulate endorsement and certification requirements to arbitrarily lay off teachers despite their experience. While we continue to battle CPS and the Mayor in their dangerous plan to push thousands of members and students...

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New Job Opening!

The CTU is hiring an Administrator of New Teacher Development. This individual will support new teachers as they begin their careers working with students in the Chicago Public Schools. Learn how to apply by downloading the job description, the application, and...

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CTU COVID-19 Page
COVID19 Info & Action

Learn more about how CTU is working with Chicago Public Schools to make sure our schools are safe and secure. Learn more and take action to demand emergency response from CPS and the mayor.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
27
Tue
7:00 pm Parents and Educators: Standardi...
Parents and Educators: Standardi...
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Parents and Educators: Standardized Testing Rights and Wrongs
This event will provide parents with context and analysis of the CPS testing regimen. Participants will learn about the history of high stakes testing in CPS and the current state of standardized testing in CPS.[...]
Nov
4
Wed
4:30 pm House of Delegates meeting
House of Delegates meeting
Nov 4 @ 4:30 pm
House of Delegates meeting
Find more information about the House of Delegates and its regular meetings on the HOD web page.
Nov
5
Thu
all-day First Quarter Ends
First Quarter Ends
Nov 5 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
6
Fri
all-day School Improvement Day (Principa...
School Improvement Day (Principa...
Nov 6 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
11
Wed
all-day Veterans Day (School In Session)
Veterans Day (School In Session)
Nov 11 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
18
Wed
all-day Elementary Report Card Pickup
Elementary Report Card Pickup
Nov 18 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
19
Thu
all-day High School Report Card Pickup
High School Report Card Pickup
Nov 19 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
25
Wed
all-day School Closed (No Salary)
School Closed (No Salary)
Nov 25 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
26
Thu
all-day Thanksgiving (Paid Holiday)
Thanksgiving (Paid Holiday)
Nov 26 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.

CTU Speaks! Podcast

Our new podcast, CTU Speaks! is hosted by Andrea Parker and Jim Staros. We’ll chat about our union, enforcing our contract, and our fight for the schools our children and educators deserve.

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