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CTU charter members to strike on May Day

Teachers, support staff will walk out after end of school day on May 1 if demands for living wages, adequate student supports, pension rights, protections for immigrant and diverse learners are not met. View livestream of press conference at this link. CHICAGO—CTU...

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President Sharkey to address City Club today

City Club of Chicago speech: 11:30 a.m. TODAY, Thursday, April 25 Maggiano's Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave., Chicago CTU President Jesse Sharkey to address City Club today CTU charter educators to announce first multi-employer strike against operators in U.S. history as...

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Call public hearings on gang database now

Controversial database is fraught with errors, denies due process, and thwarts public oversight. CHICAGO, April 15, 2019—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement supporting public hearings into Chicago's controversial gang database. "The City Council...

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Our students need support, not abuse

CPD officers mounted unprovoked assault, taser attack on Marshall High teenage girl. CHICAGO, April 11, 2019—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement in wake of news that documentation has surfaced showing an unprovoked resource officer assault on a...

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Fighting for Fair Contracts

CTU is fighting for quality pay and benefits (including health care), full staffing in our schools, smaller class sizes and justice for students and families. Get updates and resources for our contract fights here.

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