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New rules to healthcare leaves and updates on pay, telehealth and more

New rules to healthcare leaves and updates on pay, telehealth and more

Teachers have been using this week to work with their principal on a remote learning strategy and will be paid through PHE. Members will also be paid their earned vacation pay for Spring Break, April 6-10. Upon returning from vacation, members will begin teleworking.

Resources for STLS families

Resources for STLS families

Students in Temporary Living Situations (students who may be homeless, “doubled up” or in a similar situation) have resources available through CPS to help them get through this COVID-19 emergency.

Voices of the Rank-and-File: Five reasons why I had a sobbing meltdown within 24 hours of school closing down, and five things that are making it better

Voices of the Rank-and-File: Five reasons why I had a sobbing meltdown within 24 hours of school closing down, and five things that are making it better

It wasn’t my best moment. I wasn’t especially proud, as the one in my family who has always been the rock in times of crisis, that I was sitting on the edge of my bed crying, and I couldn’t really even articulate why.

CPS $75M blank check must drive equity, right to recovery for every student and family

Answers to FAQs while CPS schools are closed through April 20

More details can be found in a CPS email sent to all educators on Sunday, March 15 at 8 p.m. (subject line: Guidance for Educators Regarding School Closure due to COVID-19) which included links to HR details, the CPS FAQ, reminders about the Acceptable Use Policy and...

Administrator requirements going beyond CPS protocol for assignments, grading

If your administration appears to be requiring things that go above and beyond the district guidance (like an extremely specific number of assignments, hours or length, or requiring any grading during this period), courteously inquire by email whether a) it’s required, and b) what will happen if you are unable to comply?

Our schools must close NOW

Our schools must close NOW

Today, we are calling on the mayor and CPS to follow the leadership of the governor and school districts across the country and immediately close all traditional public, charter and contract schools in the city of Chicago.

CTU sends COVID-19 Demands to CPS and the City

CTU sends COVID-19 Demands to CPS and the City

CTU sends COVID-19 Demands to CPS and the City CTU urges CPS, mayor to close schools with polling places to students and follow up with overnight deep clean, as well as protect school communities from economic hardship and deploy common good demands to protect working...