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CTU stands with CSO strikers as Mabie and fellow board members wage war on pensions for musicians and teachers

CTU stands with CSO strikers as Mabie and fellow board members wage war on pensions for musicians and teachers

Wealthy CSO board treasurer James Mabie co-founded ChiArts high school—and both outfits refuse to fund workers’ pensions. CHICAGO—Finance executives have salivated for decades at the prospect of getting their hands on workers’ retirement nest eggs and the...
7AM, Tues.: Teachers to oppose CPS test that undercuts newly arrived immigrant children

7AM, Tues.: Teachers to oppose CPS test that undercuts newly arrived immigrant children

Forcing non-English-speaking students to take high-stakes test robs children of valuable learning time and undercuts students’ education, charge teachers, who urge CPS to support parents who want to opt out their children. CHICAGO—A third of Chicago’s public school...
Protest, 4:30P Monday, 3/11: ChiArts management locks public out of board meeting as contract talks drag

Protest, 4:30P Monday, 3/11: ChiArts management locks public out of board meeting as contract talks drag

Press conference: 4:30PM Monday, March 11 ChiArts High School, 2714 W. Augusta Blvd., Chicago Teachers to rally to demand fair contract as CTU members mull strike at ChiArts, what would be first strike of a publicly funded contract school in U.S. history....