By Eric Ruder | March 24, 2023 | Press Release
File under: Arne Duncan, New Orleans, Paul Vallas
CHICAGO — Former CEO of Chicago Public Schools, Arne Duncan, never had the juice to run for Mayor of this great city. Yet, he clearly thinks he can influence how voters in the city vote in the upcoming election. As Vallas’s former partner-in-crime in destabilizing New Orleans’ public schools — through policies, actions, words and deeds — today’s endorsement of Vallas by former Education Secretary Duncan should not be a surprise. Arne Duncan called Hurricane Katrina in 2005 “the best thing that happened to the education system in New Orleans.”
By CTU Communications | March 8, 2023 | News, Press Release
File under: Brandon Johnson, Ken Griffin, Paul Vallas, Willie Wilson
Willie Wilson and Ken Griffin know exactly what they’re getting when they back Paul Vallas, another Republican who will side always with millionaires and billionaires over Chicago’s working families.
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 Jackson Potter | February 17, 2023 | News
File under: Brandon Johnson, Jackson Potter, Paul Vallas
The privatization and destabilization of our schools was started by none other than current mayoral candidate and front-runner Paul Vallas. We must vote NO on Vallas and the havoc he will unleash on our city.
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 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.