Mayor’s ed team announces slight expansion in dual language programs, but past promises have fallen flat as mayor has allowed bilingual ed programs to flounder.
Mayor’s appointed top school execs and hand-picked board have engaged in chronic neglect of public schools’ facilities needs – particularly on South and West Sides.
“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.
CICS teachers to rally, then vote on strike against charter operator in battle for more classroom resources, better wages and working conditions.
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.