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CTU to ask board to delay vote on budget until funds are allocated more equitably

CTU to ask board to delay vote on budget until funds are allocated more equitably

9:30 a.m. Wed., August 28: Press conference CPS headquarters, 42 W. Madison, Chicago $7.7 billion budget cuts funds to over 200 schools, fails to address acute staffing shortages, overcrowding, students’ educational and support needs. CHICAGO—CTU members will...

TODAY, 4:30PM – Bargaining update: Latest CPS contract proposals fail students

4:30 p.m. TODAY, Thurs., July 11: press conference/bargaining update CTU headquarters, 1901 W. Carroll, Chicago Less than eight weeks before students return to school, CPS and CTU remain far apart on equity demands for students and schools, as CPS stalls in investing...
CTU to Lightfoot: Keep your promise and end toxic Rahm agenda in public schools

CTU to Lightfoot: Keep your promise and end toxic Rahm agenda in public schools

10:30 a.m. TODAY, July 1: Press conference re CTU contract fight for ed equity CTU headquarters, 1901 W. Carroll, Chicago Candidate Lightfoot ran on platform to extend democracy, ensure equity and infuse school communities with necessary supports and staffing. But...
CTU to CPS: Clock is ticking. Time to start bargaining in earnest

CTU to CPS: Clock is ticking. Time to start bargaining in earnest

4PM TODAY, Thurs., June 13: press conference CTU Center, 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago CPS reverses position, agrees to bargain today, as contract expiration date looms. CTU bargaining team will hold press conference at 4PM today as both teams bargain. CHICAGO—In a...
CTU to CPS: Clock is ticking. Time to start bargaining in earnest

CTU to CPS: Stop stalling and start bargaining

4PM, Thurs., June 13: press conference CTU Center, 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago With contract expiring in two weeks, CPS blows off second negotiating session in a week with CTU bargaining team. CHICAGO—The mayoral controlled Chicago Public Schools has cancelled a...
Latino Youth HS settles, strike continues at charter operator Instituto’s schools

Latino Youth HS settles, strike continues at charter operator Instituto’s schools

Latino Youth strikers win sanctuary protections, mental health support, restorative justice, culturally appropriate curricula for low-income, Latinx high school students, as strike at Instituto schools continues.

Latino Youth HS settles, strike continues at charter operator Instituto’s schools

7A/1P TODAY: Friday actions to push management on financial shell games and demand fair contracts at three striking charter schools

7AM TODAY, May 3: Press conference/picket lines IHSCA, 2520 S. Western Ave., Chicago. (Picket lines at all three striking schools: IHSCA, IJLA, LYHS) 1PM TODAY, May 3: Rally and March IHSCA, 2520 S. Western Ave. Strikers will march to Instituto CEO’s office at...