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CTU prepares for Wed. hearing on CPS labor violations, as CTU teachers start school year with hopes, concerns

CTU prepares for Wed. hearing on CPS labor violations, as CTU teachers start school year with hopes, concerns

Teachers pull back curtain on remote classrooms, as CTU plans for Labor Board hearing on refusal of Mayor’s school board to bargain on strategies to safeguard workers. 10:00 a.m., Wed., Sept. 9: Hearing, IL Educational Labor Relations Board Via Webex: link here....
Clerks need COVID safety protocols before returning to buildings

Clerks need COVID safety protocols before returning to buildings

CPS officials admit they have no full safety plan in place, nor is CPS ready to train workers on proper safety protocols, despite their demand that school clerks return to in-person work in school buildings today. After months of pressure from the Chicago Teachers...
New Poll Shows Black and Brown Families Overwhelming Support CTU’s Demand for High-Quality Remote Learning

New Poll Shows Black and Brown Families Overwhelming Support CTU’s Demand for High-Quality Remote Learning

Teachers seen as supporting safety needs of students, families, as virus ravages Chicago’s Black and Latinx neighborhoods. CHICAGO, August 13, 2020—On Thursday, the Chicago Teacher Union released findings from an eye-popping Lake Research poll that found that Black...
CTU, allies call for remote learning, education equity as new data raises alarm over safety of mayor’s hybrid plan

CTU, allies call for remote learning, education equity as new data raises alarm over safety of mayor’s hybrid plan

Black and Brown residents continue to bear burden of COVID-19 cases in Chicago, as cases inch up and new studies show young children can be significant sources of COVID-19 spread. 11:00 a.m. Car Caravan assembles: CTU HQ, 1901 W Carroll, Chicago 11:15 a.m.: Press...