We have 35 days until students report to school, and CPS must immediately start planning transparently and in partnership with our union to provide every student the educational, social and emotional supports they need to learn and grow.
CTU officers, staff and rank-and-file members report on the state of talks with CPS about reopening plans for the fall.
If you have any concerns that returning to school buildings that could force you to consider requesting a leave of absence in the fall, it’s critically important to fill out CPS’ pre-questionnaire.
The following information supersedes any previous guidance about leaves of absence during the pandemic. Find out about special pandemic provisions for ADA accommodations, short-term disabilities, CDC regulations, emergency paid leave, FMLA and discretionary leave.
This member communication provides updates on discussions with CPS over fall schooling, finalized pay tables with veteran pay resolved and CPS leave policies clarified for issues related to the pandemic.
It’s obvious that there are a ton of concerns among CTU members about what the mayor’s and CPS’ proposal for a “hybrid” return to school would look like, and this update reiterates that the CTU is pushing for full remote learning on the first day of school.
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