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Voting on the Framework

Voting on the Framework

Ballots have now gone out to every working email address in our database belonging to an active member at a district school.

Mayor Lightfoot, CPS leadership walk away from bargaining table

Mayor Lightfoot, CPS leadership walk away from bargaining table

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has walked away from the bargaining table again after instructing her CPS leadership team to submit a “last, best and final offer” to the Union at 11:15 p.m. on Thursday night. CPS could do so much better, but refuses. Stay strong. Stay united. Raise your fighting voices even louder. Watch for updates .

Congressman García and Chicago-area state legislators urge safety and resources

Congressman García and Chicago-area state legislators urge safety and resources

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García wrote to President Biden and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona about the need for resources and cooperation in reopening schools, echoing the concerns that the Chicago Teachers Union has raised about Mayor Ligghtfoot’s reopening plan. On the same day, 23 state legislators from the Chicago area wrote to the mayor, the Board of Education and CPS leadership urging cooperation, caution and resources in reopening schools.

Black educators discuss real equity in a pandemic, state electeds urge governor to sign bill restoring Union bargaining rights

As Black and Latinx communities continue to lag in vaccinations and core equity needs, CPS continues to reject sensible safety proposals in bargaining. Friday, Feb. 5, 7 a.m.: “What does equity look like in a pandemic for Black educators and Black...