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The mayor and CPS need to prioritize Black voices, separate fact from fiction

CHICAGO, June 22, 2020—The Chicago Teachers Union released the following statement today in response to Chicago Public Schools’ continued refusal to address concerns over policing in the city’s public schools: Young Black organizers throughout our city—and...

Falling school enrollment driven by push-out of working class Black and Latinx families

City Hall has power to reverse hostility to needs of ordinary residents—and must muster political will to support real equity and economic justice. CHICAGO, November 8, 2019—Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement today in...