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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.

Counselors not Cops: The research behind the call for police free schools

The Chicago Teachers Union Education Policy Department, along with rank-and-file educators, have conducted extensive research on the presence of police in public schools across the country. Their findings below are just a snapshot of overwhelming evidence supporting the termination of the $33 million contract between the Chicago Police Department and Chicago Public Schools, the removal of all officers from the city’s school communities, and reinvestment of funds into additional staffing, restorative justice, and trauma and wraparound services.

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Victory on work hours for clinicians

After sharing our concerns and demands in numerous special education committee and impact bargaining meetings, ODLSS withdrew its position that clinicians must be available to support remote learning activities for six hours per day. Instead, they will follow the mutually agreed work hours…

CTU to join students, grassroots groups calling for cops out of Chicago public schools

Student activists have convened series of actions this week to urge CPS, Lightfoot to follow in footsteps of school districts in Minneapolis, Portland OR and replace cops in schools with trauma supports, restorative justice programming, counselors, social workers. Pre-caravan press availability: 10:00 a.m., TODAY, Sat., June 6 via Zoom. Reporters should email communications@ctulocal1.org or text […]

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

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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.