Nearly 355,000 children and their families are counting on us to meet and exceed the challenges of our students’ educational needs this fall, and there is nothing that we cannot tackle on their behalf.
Reports from rank-and-file Chicago Teachers Union members reveal vast gaps in personal protective equipment (PPE), safety and cleaning, with exactly a week before the Sept. 8 start of classes in Chicago Public Schools.
In an update on accommodations, please note that employees who requested an accommodation to work remotely can work remotely while it is pending.
There needs to be grace and understanding when recognizing the limitations of a purely remote teaching or learning environment. One year of imperfection will not devastate us. But the loss of lives will.
Again, there were no signs posted, no plexi-glass, no floor markings, no wipes available, etc.
CPS and the mayor are putting the health and safety of our members, their families and communities at risk by forcing clerks back into school buildings starting tomorrow, August 26.