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CTU pushes CPS to delay implementation of Aspen

Union succeeds in pressing CPS, Board of Education to delay premature deployment of new database after raising alarms about inadequate training, poor implementation and data fields that gathered massive amounts of immigration data for school administrators with poor...

Union reopening bargaining with CPS over violation of health care clause

Board of Ed’s insistence on raising health care premiums forces the Union to reopen health care portions of the 2015-2019 Agreement. CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2018—The Chicago Teachers Union today notified the Chicago Board of Education of its intent to reopen the...

Latest mayoral appointment underscores why we need elected, representative school board

Public school educators, parents and school communities remain locked out of district governance and oversight. CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2018—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey released the following statement after news broke that Mayor Rahm Emanuel had...