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Chico and Vallas and their corporate mayoral candidate

Chico and Vallas and their corporate mayoral candidate

Lightfoot’s willingness to embrace worst predators in public school space underscores her unfitness for office.   CHICAGO, March 14, 2019—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in wake of the announcement that public...
Educators, families, community groups to protest today demanding that Ald. Cappleman cancel Thursday’s Zoning Committee Vote on Lincoln Yards

Educators, families, community groups to protest today demanding that Ald. Cappleman cancel Thursday’s Zoning Committee Vote on Lincoln Yards

CPS parents, students and teachers call on 46th Ward Ald. James Cappleman to cancel vote on Lincoln Yards project by rubber stamp City Council and let Chicagoans weigh in on the $1.3 billion decision when they vote in April 2 run-off election.

CTU blasts former CPS CEO for rejecting democracy, accountability for public schools

CTU blasts former CPS CEO for rejecting democracy, accountability for public schools

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...

10AM Wed. : Parents, alderman, CTU to demand immediate action from CPS board on critical school issues

Press conference: 10AM Wed., Feb. 27 CPS headquarters, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago Massive overcrowding and under-resourcing in neighborhood public schools to bring out parents and South Side alderman in push for equity for neglected public schools. CHICAGO—41 students...
Griffin’s support for Daley tells us all we need to know about Daley agenda

Griffin’s support for Daley tells us all we need to know about Daley agenda

Time to end corporate cronyism, giveaways to wealthy elites, institutional racism and lethal austerity of Daley, Emanuel and their rich business backers. CHICAGO—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in response to news that hedge fund...

CTU delivers contract proposals built on demand for schools Chicago students deserve

Mayor must reverse ‘separate and unequal’ school policies, end chronic neglect of South, West side public schools, and adequately staff school nurses, clinicians, ESL services, other vital education resources. Watch video of the livestreamed press conference. CHICAGO,...