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As school district collects more funds from Springfield, CPS slashes critical frontline staff

As school district collects more funds from Springfield, CPS slashes critical frontline staff

District’s distorted priorities perpetuate Emanuel inequities instead of educational justice for students, educators. CHICAGO—CPS announced another round of layoffs today, which by its own numbers are higher this year than last year. Chicago Teachers Union...
Urge your IL senator to support bargaining rights and an elected, representative school board

Urge your IL senator to support bargaining rights and an elected, representative school board

Our contract demands for the schools Chicago’s students deserve resonate with parents and communities across the city. But Chicago Public Schools continues to stall and deny students what we need. HB2275 is the Chicago Teachers Union’s bill to restore Union...
We don’t need another Rahm—or the donors lining up behind Lori Lightfoot

We don’t need another Rahm—or the donors lining up behind Lori Lightfoot

Lori Lightfoot claims to be “progressive,” but that doesn’t pass the smell test if she’s taking huge contributions from the very people who’ve bankrolled the attacks on our public schools, our livelihoods and our dignity for the last eight years.