Last night’s election was a repudiation of Donald Trump and Bruce Rauner, and victories in the U.S. House of Representatives and by Illinois Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker made that clear.
The “ARA” is CPS’ latest attempt to close schools while claiming to ‘make them better’. The report was developed by Kids First Chicago, a new name for the Renaissance School Fund, a charter fundraising group that pushes education privatization.
“We’ll strike if that’s what it takes to get better classroom resources for our students,” say rank and file educators at four schools controlled by charter operator CICS.
Remember that people died for the right to vote. We need to exercise that right.
CICS teachers to rally, then vote on strike against charter operator in battle for more classroom resources, better wages and working conditions.
New data reveals very little that wasn’t already known about the racist and arbitrary nature of standardized testing, and the need for additional resources for public schools.
Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement Friday in response to 20th day enrollment figures by Chicago Public Schools showing a decline in student enrollment.
The CTU and the AFT are hosting a free “train the trainer” professional development for members interested in learning about student debt in order to help their fellow members reduce their student debt.
All Chicago educators do the same work for the same students, and all deserve equality.
Mayor’s budget address dodges eight years of failed leadership, neglect of city’s working class neighborhoods.
Rahm brags about education policy with group that rejected poverty as a linchpin issue for Chicago students.