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Mayor Lightfoot and CPS: No compliance, no plan and no shame

Mayor Lightfoot and CPS: No compliance, no plan and no shame

CPS and the mayor have provided no detailed plan on how they intend to resume in-person instruction for the second quarter. CPS also has refused to commit to bargaining with our union over its decision on when and how to resume in-person instruction.

New CTU campaign calls for investments in remote learning, building safety

New CTU campaign calls for investments in remote learning, building safety

As parents, students and educators await Chicago Public Schools’ plans for the second quarter of the school year, the Chicago Teachers Union today launched the first in a series of digital advertisements focusing on the needs of the city’s school communities in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CTU wins legal battle to protect workers in unsafe buildings as two new schools report COVID cases — and one tragic death

CTU wins legal battle to protect workers in unsafe buildings as two new schools report COVID cases — and one tragic death

The arbitrator’s ruling finds that the district’s half-measures are failing, in addition to its failures to share case reports with the public and the Chicago Teachers Union. CPS is not fit to reopen.

CTU wins legal battle to protect workers in unsafe buildings as two new schools report COVID cases — and one tragic death

The mayor must improve remote learning and ensure eventual, safe return to buildings

We cannot prioritize bars and restaurants over Black and Brown children and our city’s most vulnerable students, including special education students and English language learners. Increased socialization could cause a sharper spike, which would make it more difficult to reopen school buildings.

On first day of school, CTU teachers eager to return to educating students despite concerns about CPS plan

Teachers will pull back curtain on what remote classrooms look like, as Mayor’s school board continues to refuse to bargain on strategies to improve remote learning for students. 7:00 a.m. Press Conference: CTU teachers, officers Via Zoom: Reporters,...