Topics in this bulletin include Contract campaign kickoff, Sports Stipends, PSRP Day, Teach truth, not Skyline, Instituto rally and more!
Today Illinois lawmakers made history by being the first state in the nation to eliminate a school voucher program, a “reform” effort started in 1956 by white parents in North Carolina seeking to stop public school integration.
Our House of Delegates met tonight and discussed a number of important issues we want to summarize for you.
Topics include: Contract kickoff, end Illinois vouchers, staffing wins, Christopher House TA, and more!
This month, our legislative/political team is tackling two big issues for our schools and members. Read the update, followed by a list of quick things you can do to help keep public dollars in our public schools.
Public dollars for public schools: CTU members say time to end Illinois’ taxpayer-funded private school vouchers
On October 19, parents, students, and community supporters took action at dozens of schools by sharing information and holding important conversations about ending the Illinois tax voucher scam dubbed “Invest in Kids,” a scam that has sucked $450 million out of our public schools since its inception in 2017.
Topics include: Contract Kickoff, End Illinois vouchers, Skyline issues, new endorsements, committees take the lead, and more!
Topics this week include: End Illinois vouchers, UAW Stand Up, HS extra prep win, Vaughn High School, join a committee and more!
We must demand that the “Invest in Kids” voucher program be closed down as quickly as possible. Invest in Kids, under the guise of providing scholarships for private schools, is effectively diverting public funds away from our already underfunded public schools.