By CTU Communications | December 31, 2021 | News
File under: Black educators, Lawsuit, Turnarounds, Year in review
While money will never undo the harm these educators, and their students and school communities experienced, this settlement is an important first step toward closure and accountability.
By Jesse Sharkey, CTU President | December 15, 2021 | News This afternoon, the Chicago Board of Education voted to approve a proposed settlement of $9.25 million to settle two race discrimination cases that are pending in federal court. These cases, which date back a decade, were our union’s response to the “turnaround” model...
File under: Black educators, Chicago Board of Education, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, Lawsuit, Turnarounds
By Tara Stamps | November 3, 2021 | News
File under: Black educators, Mentoring, Tara Stamps, We Care
The CTU’s We Care mentorship program seeks to mentor, support, and retain Black educators, helping them become the best teachers they can be.
By CTU Communications | April 7, 2021 | News, Press Release Lightfoot, who once defended investment firm Merrill Lynch against discrimination charges, has opportunity to address and remedy persistent racism in the school district that she leads. 1:30 p.m. Thurs., April 8: Virtual hearing on trial date, settlement conference....
File under: Black educators, civil rights, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, Lori Lightfoot, racial discrimination, Turnarounds