CTU To Vote On Merging With Charter School UnionMembers of the Chicago Teacher’s Union are voting today on a plan to merge their union with a union representing charter school teachers.
CTU Opposes School Board Plan About Relaxing EthicsThe Chicago Teacher’s Union is speaking out against a plan by the School Board to relax ethics rules so that a former board member can become the Chief Operating Officer.
Teachers Union Calls For Mayor To Halt Plans To Close SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union delivered a letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall on Monday, offering advice for interim Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, and calling for a halt to planned school closings.
CPS Plan To Shutter 4 Englewood Schools Sparks ProtestsThe stage is set for a showdown between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union, over the district’s plan to close several South Side schools.
Four Englewood High Schools Set To CloseThe Chicago Teachers Union is blasting city officials over what, it claims, are plans to close all four schools in Englewood.
Teachers Union President Karen Lewis Suffers 'Small And Annoying Stroke'"It was so minor that doctors could barely see it upon my initial examination, so please know that my spirits are high," Lewis said.
As CPS Begins New Year, Union Seeking To Restore Slashed FundingCTU has called on the city to reinstate a “head tax” on businesses, and use surplus TIF dollars to increase school funding.
Chicago Teachers Union Calls School Funding Deal A Reverse Robin Hood SchemeThe Chicago Teachers Unions said the school funding plan agreement reached Thursday night is a reverse robin hood scheme.
CPS Principals Receive Budgets, Uncertainty About Funding RemainsChicago Public School principals officially learn Thursday what their schools’ budgets will be for the upcoming school year, but they may not be able to count on that money.
Charter School Educators Vote To Merge With Chicago Teachers UnionThe Chicago Alliance of Charters, Teachers and Staff (ChiACTS) has voted to merge with the Chicago Teacher’s Union (CTU).
Chicago Teachers Union Votes "No Confidence" In CPS Boss ClaypoolBy a 99-1 margin, the Chicago Teachers Union has voted a symbolic “no confidence” in Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool.
Teachers, Immigrants Mark International Workers' DayA number of demonstrations have been planned for May Day in Chicago, to celebrate worker and immigrant rights.