The CTU House of Delegates passed a resolution calling for escalating actions for safety. A first major action will take place at schools across the city on Friday, October 15.
Mayor Lightfoot has turned the question of our children’s safety into a grudge match with the Chicago Teachers Union. Her hand-picked school board and appointed CEO rely on mayoral favor for their positions. As the independently elected representatives from all 50 wards, alderpersons must step in. Our school communities are counting on you to stand with us for school safety and serve as a check on this reckless mayor’s power.
More than 40 Chicago public schools reported new cases of COVID-19 today as educators plan press conference Wednesday to provide update on Mayor Lightfoot’s failure to protect students and school communities.