That we keep showing up for school, family and community every day speaks to our undying hope in a future of prosperity and justice.
I am Black History because, just like my ancestors, I am a reminder that Black people can and ‘do’ science!
Some recent victories from the CTU Grievance Department!
Members will receive both their contractual raise and retroactive paycheck this Friday, February 14.
On February 12, Chicago Public Schools announced that it would earmark millions of dollars to compensate more than 10,500 students illegally and improperly denied special education services by the district.
The campaign we are unveiling this week highlights how schools across Chicago have only one or two Black teachers, despite the abundance of qualified Black teachers who have been laid off and displaced by Chicago Public Schools.
As Black History Month begins, Union, parent and community allies launch challenge to racist CPS funding scheme
Research documents how current district funding formula strangles predominantly Black schools on the South and West sides of the city.
At its February 5, 2020 meeting, the CTU House of Delegates voted to make two new endorsements for a total of 19 endorsements in the March 17, 2020 election.
If Lightfoot is serious about TIF reform, she should sunset downtown TIF districts early, which would return $400 million annually for schools, parks, libraries, the city budget and other projects.
CPS will pay retroactive pay back to July 1, 2019, on Feb. 28, 2020. This will include 3 percent general raises and increases for eligible PSRP members, as well as hourly rates for non-instructional, instructional, substitute and coaching positions.