The mayor has prioritized the wishes of Tom Devore — an opportunistic, right-wing extremist hundreds of miles away from Chicago — over the wishes of the people of our city.
Union officers, educators, nurses, and state and city officials discuss negotiations for a safe return
CTU day of action begins with press conference at Spry Elementary in Little Village, where, last week, 130 students were absent on Jan. 3, and more than 30 percent of students present tested positive for COVID-19.
CPS educators, families, Union officials address mayor’s failure to utilize state COVID-19 resources
Mayor Lightfoot has yet to accept offers from Gov. Pritzker to provide SHIELD tests to CPS in wake of holiday testing fiasco, as parents, electeds urge mayor to pause in-person instruction, implement critical mitigations, address massive vaccination gap among Black and Latinx children.
Weingarten’s visit to Chicago comes on the heels of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s recent admission of deficiencies in her administration’s plan to reopen Chicago’s public schools for in-person learning, and the tragic death of two mothers at Jensen Elementary from COVID-19.
More than 40 Chicago public schools reported new cases of COVID-19 today as educators plan press conference Wednesday to provide update on Mayor Lightfoot’s failure to protect students and school communities.
CTU leaders, City Council members, rank-and-file educators and community partners are holding an informational picket and press conference at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow at the Chicago Board of Education to present budget concerns around school staffing, capital improvements and long-term district sustainability.
Union leaders and educators will meet at 4 p.m. today at City Hall to present budget concerns around school staffing, capital improvements and long-term district sustainability.
EPIC students call on charter management to reverse retaliatory firings of four teachers, including one educator identifying as non-heterosexual and targeted for his support of LGBTQIA+ students.