Chicagoans must have the right to elect their school board. Teachers must have the right to bargain on staffing and class size.
The Chicago Teachers Union is looking to fill Organizer position(s). CTU Organizers play a key role in our fight to enforce our contract, strengthen and grow our union, and win good schools for all. The deadline for submission is November 21, 2019.
CPS released final summative REACH summary reports for SY 18-19 on the Reflect and Learn website today. Information about the ratings and members’ rights are summarized here.
We’ve scheduled a referendum vote on the tentative agreement for Thursday, November 14. We’ll hold several meetings to discuss the TA prior to that date. Also, new podcast episode!
We’ve updated the summary of what’s in the TA and included a second page with a detailed explanation of how the new class size provision will work.
It’s important to note that most of the wins in our new tentative agreement — especially the substantial raise for PSRPs, the enforceable class size limits, and more than 750 new staffing positions — were not on the bargaining table on the day that we decided to go on strike.
Today, we return to classrooms with real and lasting change for our students and the people of this city.