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Meeting Points, 12:00 noon

Car caravan: Dearborn and Harrison
Marching on foot/bike: Federal Plaza

We Still Teach, a TV partnership between CTU and My 50 Chicago

Resources for Students and Families to Cope with COVID-19

Resources for Students and Families to Cope with COVID-19

We Still Teach, a TV partnership between CTU and My 50 Chicago
Promotional Image with event info features a protester with an I Can’t Breathe sign and another with Tu Lucha Es Mi Lucha (Your struggle is my struggle, in Spanish)

My Union

Caring, united, democratic: CTU is more than 25,000 teachers, paraprofessionals and clinicians acting as one. Learn about fellow members. Ensure that union staff can keep you in the loop. Participate in our democracy.

My Rights

In every school and workplace, unity in action protects our members and the students we serve. Learn how to stand up for your rights, unite with fellow CTU members, and get help from CTU staff when you need it.

My Movement

Along with parents, students and community we advocate for the schools – and the city – that our students deserve. Learning, working and living conditions are not separate. Together, our Union wages a comprehensive fight.

My Union

Caring, united, democratic: CTU is more than 25,000 teachers, paraprofessionals and clinicians acting as one. Learn about fellow members. Ensure that union staff can keep you in the loop. Participate in our democracy.

My Rights

In every school and workplace, unity in action protects our members and the students we serve. Learn how to stand up for your rights, unite with fellow CTU members, and get help from CTU staff when you need it.

My Movement

Along with parents, students and community we advocate for the schools – and the city – that our students deserve. Learning, working and living conditions are not separate. Together, our Union wages a comprehensive fight.

The mayor must fund social workers, counselors and restorative justice, not police in our schools

The Chicago Teachers Union stands in solidarity with student protesters challenging Chicago Public Schools’ use of public funds to militarize their schools. CHICAGO, June 4, 2020—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in support of today’s student mobilization in Chicago against police violence and abuse. “Last year, CPS took $33 million from classrooms […]

Mayor must stop starving South, West Side schoolchildren, say CTU, SEIU Local 73 in joint statement

In move Unions decry as collective punishment, CPS cancels food distribution at schools late Sunday night, after assuring families earlier Sunday that food would be available. CHICAGO, June 1, 2020—CPS is already forcing children living in areas of extreme unrest and trauma into remote learning today. Late Sunday night, CPS cut off those students’ access […]

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Caring, united, democratic: CTU is more than 25,000 teachers, paraprofessionals and clinicians acting as one.

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Report:

The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve 2.0

This 2018 update to CTU’s 2012 report, The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve provides a counter-narrative to the corporate agenda on education. SCSD 2.0 highlights the many racist inequities that have continued, or in some cases worsened, since 2012. CTU has a track record of fighting for reforms to change these realities, which is why Chicagoans continue to trust the CTU more than the Board of Education, more than Mayor Emanuel and more than any “reformer” backed by billionaires and corporate foundations.