By CTU Communications | March 3, 2023 | Movement, News, Press Release
File under: Gery Chico, Paul Vallas
The Vallas-Chico duo is bad for working families, bad for classrooms and will be dismal for Chicago.
By Chris Geovanis | March 14, 2019 | News, Press Release 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...
File under: Gery Chico, Lightfoot, Lori Lightfoot, mayor, Mayor 2019, Paul Vallas, Pensions, Toni Preckwinkle, Vallas
By CTU Communications | January 10, 2019 | News, Press Release Instead of expanding selective enrollment, end two-tier education and make every neighborhood school a well-resourced, sustainable community school. CHICAGO, January 10, 2019—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey released the following statement today in...
File under: Candidate, Election, Gery Chico, Mayor 2019
By CTU Communications | January 9, 2019 | News, Press Release Mayoral candidate Chico claimed to have a good working relationship with teachers when he was handpicked by Richard M. Daley to head the Board of Ed, but a closer look at his record shows destructive school policies and profits for his outside interests at the expense...
File under: Candidate, Chicago Board of Education, Election, Gery Chico, Mayor 2019, Rahm Emanuel, Richard M. Daley, Robeson, School Reform Act
By Jesse Sharkey, CTU President | November 1, 2018 | News
File under: Gery Chico, ISBE, Jesse Sharkey, Local School Council, Paul Vallas, SQRP: School Quality Rating Policy
New data reveals very little that wasn’t already known about the racist and arbitrary nature of standardized testing, and the need for additional resources for public schools.