A struggle that brewed in CTU committees over testing for English Learners turned into a victory for students all across the state, as ISBE pushes back the testing window leaving time for a federal testing waiver under the new Biden administration.
We won a big benefit for teachers seeking a Bilingual or ESL endorsement in our successful 2019 strike. Teachers who are interested in going back to college starting in 2021
to obtain their bilingual and/or ESL teacher endorsement can attend classes at half price.
Rank and file bargaining team members Paula Barajas, Arathi Jayaram, Nancy Serrano and Lashawn Wallace talk about today’s bargaining sessions. Our members and experts came prepared. Our members relate what happened in the video.
Mayor’s ed team announces slight expansion in dual language programs, but past promises have fallen flat as mayor has allowed bilingual ed programs to flounder.