By Kurt Hilgendorf, CTU Political Dept. | March 18, 2019 | Uncategorized In the Illinois General Assembly (ILGA) this calendar year, CTU has worked with friendly elected officials to introduce a number of bills. The proposed legislation aims to improve the governance, funding, working conditions, and operations of the Chicago Public...
File under: Charter, Charter Expansion, Charter Schools, Elected Representative School Board, Evaluation, IELRA: Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act, Illinois State Charter School Commission, Local School Council, Retirement, Revenue, Section 4.5
By CTU Communications | March 1, 2019 | News, Press Release Chicagoans have demanded an elected representative school board as a progressive alternative to the insider deals, chronic neglect and racist, classist policies of Rahm, Duncan and Daley. CHICAGO, March 1, 2019—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued...
File under: Arne Duncan, Charter, Charter Expansion, Chicago Board of Education, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, School Closings
By CTU Communications | January 8, 2019 | News, Press Release
File under: Charter Expansion, Contract, CPS: Chicago Public Schools, CTU, Election, Jesse Sharkey, Mayor 2019, Rahm Emanuel, Stacy Davis Gates, Sustainable Community Schools
Voters overwhelmingly support CTU demands for more resources, revenue for neighborhood public schools, as Preckwinkle leads among likely voters.
By Martin Ritter, CTU Organizer | November 30, 2018 | News
File under: Charter Expansion, Charters, Chicago Board of Education, Janice Jackson
The Chicago Board of Ed will vote on up to 3 new charters at its Dec. 5, 2018, monthly meeting. Email CPS leadership to say no to this destructive expansion of privately-run, publicly-funded charters.