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Chicago Teachers Union launches CTU Speaks! podcast

Chicago Teachers Union launches CTU Speaks! podcast

CHICAGO, August 14, 2019—The Chicago Teachers Union today celebrates the launch of CTU Speaks!, a monthly podcast by rank-and-file educators in Chicago Public Schools. The podcast seeks to empower and unify members through discussions about the union, Chicago’s public...
Factfinder sides with Lightfoot: no educational justice in contract

Factfinder sides with Lightfoot: no educational justice in contract

Dear sisters and brothers: Thursday at Morgan Park High School, Mayor Lori Lightfoot leaked news of the factfinder report, saying he sides with her. WTTW has also leaked a copy of the report. Siding with Mayor Lightfoot and CPS means we will continue to have the...
CPS budget raises questions, concerns

CPS budget raises questions, concerns

Allocation decisions could cut funding to hundreds of schools, while CPS, Mayor refuse to enshrine public promises in enforceable contract. CHICAGO—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in response to CPS’ formal FY...
Pres. Sharkey to CTU Members: Time for mayor to put promises into action in enforceable contract

Pres. Sharkey to CTU Members: Time for mayor to put promises into action in enforceable contract

Dear CTU Members: By now you may have heard—or even received an email from CPS—about Mayor Lightfoot’s promise to improve staffing in our public schools. Let’s be clear. Chicagoans voted for a candidate that said she would transform our public education...