By CTU Communications | July 27, 2021 | News, News Advisory
File under: Board of Education, Chicago Board of Education, City Budget, CPS budget
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.
By CTU Communications | July 20, 2021 | News, News Advisory
File under: City Hall, CPS budget, Summer Organizing Institute
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.
By CTU Communications | June 9, 2021 | News, News Advisory
File under: Epic 4, EPIC Academy charter school, Epic Four
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.
By Chris Geovanis | January 15, 2021 | Movement, News, News Advisory, Press Release, Rights Locked out CTU educators, allies to ‘picket’ in car caravan for safe school reopening Reports of COVID at schools grow, as CPS continues to fail to deliver on promised safety measures and double digit COVID rates rise in Black and Brown Chicago...
File under: Action, car caravan, COVID, COVID-19, Remote Learning
By CTU Communications | October 23, 2020 | News, News Advisory
File under: COVID-19, Remote Learning, ULP: Unfair Labor Practice
The Union, as a collective bargaining representative, has a right under contract and the law to access worksites to assess the safety conditions under which its members are required to work. LINK to ULP here.
By CTU Communications | September 7, 2020 | News, News Advisory Teachers will pull back curtain on what remote classrooms look like, as Mayor’s school board continues to refuse to bargain on strategies to improve remote learning for students. 7:00 a.m. Press Conference: CTU teachers, officers Via Zoom: Reporters,...
File under: Chicago Teachers Union, COVID, COVID-19, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, CTU, Remote Learning
By CTU Communications | July 15, 2020 | News, News Advisory 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 16: press conference via Zoom on reopening schools.To pre-register, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wednesday, July 22: Car caravan,...
File under: charter operators, coronavirus, COVID-19, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, CTU: Chicago Teachers Union, Jesse Sharkey, pandemic, Stacy Davis Gates
By Chris Geovanis | June 23, 2020 | News, News Advisory Laurentio Howard, whose 16-year-old daughter was assaulted and tased by cops in her high school, supports call for CPS to invest in student needs, COVID-19 safety – not cops in schools. Noon, TODAY, June 24 Car Caravans/marches: Marchers assembling at Federal...
File under: #DefundThePolice, #PoliceFreeSchools, Chicago police, COVID-19, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, Dnigma Howard, Laurentio Howard
By CTU Communications | June 22, 2020 | News, News Advisory Noon, Tuesday, June 23: Press conference via Zoom (pre-registration required – contact Alexis at email@example.com...
File under: Chicago police, COVID-19, CPD, school resource officer, SRO
By Chris Geovanis | June 22, 2020 | News, News Advisory 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...
File under: charter operator, CICS: Chicago International Charter Schools, COVID-19, Layoffs, student-based budgeting