Unions representing 300k+ educators and school-related personnel lay out a common good, Black and Brown student-focused approach to a Biden-led Department of Education.
Today we reflect, but tomorrow we get back to work and continue to push our leaders in fighting for the schools our students deserve.
VP Biden stands on a debate stage and calls for more funding for our schools, better ventilated buildings, smaller class sizes and increased educator staffing. Trump stands on stage at superspreader events and calls for schools to reopen amidst a surge in positive COVID-19 cases, and a U.S. death toll nearing 250,000.
Caught between the gross ineptitude of Donald Trump’s U.S. Department of Education, and the uncertainty from Chicago Public Schools, more than 85 percent of CTU member respondents feel they should not or might not go back to work in the fall without a detailed plan and resources that will help guarantee the safe re-opening of our schools.
Update from CTU leadership on contract enforcement, and the conditions we’re fighting for in district and charter schools in order to safely return to classrooms.
The CTU House of Delegates voted to adopt the following resolution at its December 5, 2018 regular meeting.