Guidance for substitute teachers and good news for PRSPs denied unemployement this summer

The Union has won an appeal of an IDEAS ruling that found PSRPs whos chose to spread out their 10 month’s of wages over 12 months ineligible for unemployment. Also, please remember teacher assistants and SECAs are only allowed to be used as substitutes for up to 60 minutes and only in the case of a temporary emergency.

Half price tuition for Bilingual and ESL endorsement programs, thanks to our contract wins

We won a big benefit for teachers seeking a Bilingual or ESL endorsement in our successful 2019 strike. Teachers who are interested in going back to college starting in 2021
to obtain their bilingual and/or ESL teacher endorsement can attend classes at half price.

Strike dovetails with public pressure to spark progress from CPS at table

10A TODAY, Sat, Oct. 19: Rally—Safe Staffing in Our Hospitals! Clinicians In Our Schools! Douglas Park, Ogden and California, across the street from Mt. Sinai hospital. SEE BELOW for full Saturday schedule. At last, CPS shows willingness to bargain on key equity...