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The mayor must fund social workers, counselors and restorative justice, not police in our schools

The mayor must fund social workers, counselors and restorative justice, not police in our schools

The Chicago Teachers Union stands in solidarity with student protesters challenging Chicago Public Schools’ use of public funds to militarize their schools. CHICAGO, June 4, 2020—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in support of...
Mayor is either misinformed or dishonest about ‘consulting’ Union on dangerous, irresponsible mandates

Mayor is either misinformed or dishonest about ‘consulting’ Union on dangerous, irresponsible mandates

CPS has tried to force school clerks back into buildings without guarantees of PPE or clean facilities, while mayor’s school bosses have imposed dangerous, irresponsible mandates on CTU rank-and-file. CHICAGO, May 8, 2020—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the...