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10AM Wed. : Parents, alderman, CTU to demand immediate action from CPS board on critical school issues

Press conference: 10AM Wed., Feb. 27 CPS headquarters, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago Massive overcrowding and under-resourcing in neighborhood public schools to bring out parents and South Side alderman in push for equity for neglected public schools. CHICAGO—41 students...
Griffin’s support for Daley tells us all we need to know about Daley agenda

Griffin’s support for Daley tells us all we need to know about Daley agenda

Time to end corporate cronyism, giveaways to wealthy elites, institutional racism and lethal austerity of Daley, Emanuel and their rich business backers. CHICAGO—CTU President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in response to news that hedge fund...
NTA court ruling is a victory for every Black and Brown school threatened with closure

NTA court ruling is a victory for every Black and Brown school threatened with closure

CHICAGO, December 3, 2018—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in response to a judge’s injunction against CPS’ closure of National Teachers Academy—and CPS’ subsequent announcement that it would no...