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CTU frontline educators battle deep staffing cuts at CICS charter schools

CTU frontline educators battle deep staffing cuts at CICS charter schools

1:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 23: Press availability via Zoom. CICS management continues to hoard $35 million in public education funds, while proposing layoffs that will undercut students’ educations, derail ability to support special needs students. CHICAGO—CTU...
Press conference today to discuss protecting workers and families in wake of COVID-19 (coronavirus) closures of schools and workplaces.

Press conference today to discuss protecting workers and families in wake of COVID-19 (coronavirus) closures of schools and workplaces.

The Chicago Teachers Union today will join a coalition of unions, community groups and state, county and local elected officials to announce a platform of common good reforms to protect the health and well-being of workers and families in the wake of any COVID-19...
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...