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Excessive Paperwork Arbitration Win for Washington HS Special Educators

The Union received a favorable decision in the arbitration of a grievance concerning excessive paperwork for special education teachers. The grievance, which arose at Washington High School, concerned additional paperwork requirements that CPS began to impose on special education teachers in 2016 as part of former CPS CEO Forrest Claypool’s scheme to deny students special education services.

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Bargaining Update on Remote Learning

CTU continues to bargain with CPS over the conditions of remote learning as the school year begins. Watch the video for details of the bargaining. In addition, we’re hearing that members are being asked to report in-person to schools or outdoors for school orientations and open houses before the school year starts. CPS says they are not telling principals that staff can be required to report in-person to school or to outdoor orientations and open houses before school starts.

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General CTU Announcement

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Upcoming Events

Sep
22
Tue
5:00 pm Community Control of the Police:...
Community Control of the Police:...
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Control of the Police: Why the CTU Supports CPAC
The CTU has formally supported the Civilian Police Accountability Council proposal since 2015. Hear 20th Ward Alderwoman Jeanette Taylor, 35th Ward Alderman Carlos Rosa, CTU Member Tara Stamps and CAARPR Executive Director Frank Chapman among[...]
Oct
7
Wed
4:45 pm House of Delegates meeting
House of Delegates meeting
Oct 7 @ 4:45 pm
House of Delegates meeting
Find more information about the House of Delegates and its regular meetings on the HOD web page.
Oct
12
Mon
all-day Indigenous Peoples Day (Paid Hol...
Indigenous Peoples Day (Paid Hol...
Oct 12 all-day
Based on the 2020-2021 CPS Calendar published by the Chicago Board of Education.
Nov
4
Wed
4:45 pm House of Delegates meeting
House of Delegates meeting
Nov 4 @ 4:45 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.

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