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Commentary: I’m a proud member of the Chicago Teachers Union. Here’s why.

When I first started teaching in Chicago, I was skeptical about being a member of the Chicago Teachers Union. I was a hotshot rookie teacher who looked at the “step-and-lane” system of pay as archaic. When I saw then-Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada tell...

March 14 student walk-outs against violence

Honoring our students’ voices and rights CPS students around the city held walk-outs and other actions at a number of schools on Wednesday to mark the one-month anniversary of the horrific mass shooting that took the lives of 17 high school students and teachers...