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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... read more

4PM Tuesday: Jensen Elementary LSC Speak-Out for Safety

Last week, eleven out of seventeen classrooms at Jensen Elementary were in quarantine. Elected officials joined parents, students and rank and file CTU members at Jensen last Wednesday to demand safety improvements that the mayor's CPS team continues to ignore. Today,...

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Speak Out for Safety!

Join us today at 5 p.m. for our citywide Speakout for Safety, and learn from educators, families and students what’s really taking place in our schools and in negotiations with the district. These voices deserve to be heard right now.

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The Chicago Teachers Union Remembers 9/11

CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2021 — The Chicago Teachers Union issued the following statement on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11: "On this day, we honor the nearly 3,000 men, women and children who died on September 11, 2001. These beloved souls were flight attendants, educators,...

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Fall 2021 COVID-Related FAQ

Get answers to Fall 2021’s most frequently asked questions about COVID safety, benefit days, quarantines, clinician spaces, evaluations and more.

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Charter headlines for the week ending Sept. 10, 2021

Almost 90 percent of unionized charter schools have negotiated safety agreements with CTU that include testing, screening and increased staffing. CTU-ACTS has established a health insurance committee seeking to provide an improved and less expensive benefits package. And, after threats to close, Youth Connections Leadership Academy will remain open for another year.

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CTU Speaks! Podcast

Our 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 students and educators deserve.

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