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We knew who the real leaders were all along — you and your colleagues

The decision was made to bring the proposed agreement to the entire active membership for their final say. If the agreement is voted up, we do everything in our power to enforce what is there. If the agreement is voted down, we will have to hold another House meeting and decide when we are resuming the action.

Latest proposal to Mayor Lightfoot addresses issues around testing, contact tracing and health metric, to return students to learning

Latest proposal to Mayor Lightfoot addresses issues around testing, contact tracing and health metric, to return students to learning

The proposal, approved for submission to Chicago Public Schools by the Union’s executive board and House of Delegates, would address all outstanding issues and protect educators, students and staff in the midst of a deadly surge in the COVID-19 pandemic.

CPS educators, families, Union officials address mayor’s failure to utilize state COVID-19 resources

Mayor Lightfoot has yet to accept offers from Gov. Pritzker to provide SHIELD tests to CPS in wake of holiday testing fiasco, as parents, electeds urge mayor to pause in-person instruction, implement critical mitigations, address massive vaccination gap among Black and Latinx children.

Board approves $9.25 million settlement for Black CTU teachers, PSRPs, staff displaced by 2012-14 turnarounds

Board approves $9.25 million settlement for Black CTU teachers, PSRPs, staff displaced by 2012-14 turnarounds

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...