Nominations to fill Citywide Teacher, PSRP and Clinician Delegate vacancies will be held at the Chicago Teachers Union, 1901 W. Carroll Avenue on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 and Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
After fighting on picket lines for 11 days—six of them unpaid—we still had to fight Chicago Public Schools for wages and benefits already earned. Here is where we stand as we enter Winter Break.
Black educators will hold a press conference today to discuss the Union’s pending federal class-action lawsuits against Chicago Public Schools that challenge the district’s 2011 layoffs and school turnaround actions from 2006 to present.
In the wake of challenges around personal business (PB) days and our efforts in bargaining to consolidate and get Chicago Public Schools to stop fighting these cases, there have been several recent arbitration victories for Chicago Teachers Union members.
For years, the Union has been advocating for the Board of Ed to give credit for more years of outside teaching and relevant work experience, which is now subject to change.
It’s clear why teachers across the country have gone on strike after strike after strike, and that’s to save one of our country’s hallmark institutions: public education. The way forward is to invest in public education.
I found a group of tremendously dedicated educators who want to be partners in their school’s growth, but instead, they’re being bullied and taken advantage of.
The proposed closure of Chicago Virtual and Frazier Preparatory Academy charter schools is an admission of failure by the district, and a continued attack on the lives of the city’s Black and Brown children.
There is one (1) vacancy to fill an unexpired term on the CTU Executive Board: One (1) Elementary School Teacher Functional Vice President. The procedure is as follows…