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Arne Duncan knows nothing of real student needs

CTU blasts former U.S. education secretary for arguing Los Angeles teachers’ should back off demands in face of ‘lack of resources’ in state with fifth largest economy in the world. CHICAGO, January 15, 2019—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the... read more

Rally to Win the Acero Strike

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 1pm show solidarity with CTU teachers, paraprofessionals and support staff at 15 charter schools run by the Acero charter network formerly known as UNO. They are in the midst of their historic strike—the first against a charter operator in U.S. history.

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Say No to Charter Expansion

The Chicago Board of Ed will vote on up to 3 new charters at its Dec. 5, 2018, monthly meeting. Email CPS leadership to say no to this destructive expansion of privately-run, publicly-funded charters.

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The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve 2.0

This 2018 update to CTU’s 2012 report provides a counter-narrative to the corporate agenda on education and highlights the role of CTU’s campaigns, including for contracts, in fighting it.

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