By CTU Communications | July 6, 2021 | News, Press Release Charter operator receives 15% funding increase — yet lays off 1/6th of teachers for at-risk youth, proposes paltry wage increase that will widen wage gap between charter and nearly all other CPS and charter staff. 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 7: press conference with...
File under: charter operator, COVID-19, Latino Youth High School, Pilsen Wellness Center, Strike, Youth Connections Charter Schools
By Chris Baehrend, CTU Charter Division Chair | December 29, 2020 | ACTS, Grievance Wins, Movement, Rights
File under: Ada O'Hara Ramos, IELRB: Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board, Juan Tolentino, Latino Youth High School, NLRB: National Labor Relations Board, Pilsen Wellness Center
As CPS continues its push to force members back into unsafe buildings in January, the successful rebellion at Latino Youth offers an important lesson: solidarity is power.