After Talks Stall With CTU, CPS Tells Parents To 'Keep Your Children Home' Wednesday"Without assurance that there is adequate teaching staff for in-person learning, we must prioritize student safety and ask that parents keep their children home for remote learning tomorrow."
CTU Says Some CPS Staff Taking 'Acts Of Desperation' To Get COVID-19 Vaccines As District Moves To Reopen More SchoolsTeachers are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccines, but Chicago Teachers Union members say it's not easy to get the shots.
Parents, Students Put Pressure On CPS, CTU For A Safe Return To In-Person LearningParents and students are putting on the pressure to get kids back in class.
CPS Moves Return Date For Teachers To Wednesday After Chicago Teachers Union Votes Against Return To In-Person LearningChicago Teachers Union members voted Sunday to defy an order from Chicago Public Schools to return to in-person instruction.
Parents To Protest Outside Chicago Teachers Union, Urge Teachers Not To Strike Over Return To In-Person LearningWith talk of a school strike in the air, a group of Chicago Public Schools parents will protest outside the Chicago Teachers Union headquarters Saturday.
Chicago Public Schools Plan To Return To In-Person Learning Monday, But Teachers Refuse To Come BackThe district is ready, but the next round of teachers is refusing to come back on Monday.
CPS Says CTU Is Proposing 'Illegal Strike;' Union Medical Consultant Says Pandemic Is A 'Disaster' And In-Person Learning Simply Is Not SafeA day after the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates passed a resolution that would allow for teachers to go on working remotely after schools reopen for kindergarten through eighth-grade students, the Chicago Public Schools called the move an “illegal strike.”
Chicago Teachers Union Could Call For Strike Authorization Vote WednesdayDelegates of the Chicago Teachers Union could ask for a strike authorization vote Wednesday.
Chicago Teachers Union Could Call For Strike Authorization Vote As Dispute With CPS Reopening Plan ContinuesChicago Teachers Union leadership could soon ask its 25,000 members to authorize a strike as it continues to pressure the Chicago Public Schools for an agreement on a safe reopening plan for the district.
CPS CEO Janice Jackson Holds Roundtable Discussion On School Reopening PlansCPS livestreamed their talk, and as expected, the parents she spoke with are glad to see students in kindergarten through 8th grade going back to classrooms on Feb. 1.
CPS Teachers Hold March On King Day, Seek Information On COVID Cases In SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union is demanding CPS release the number of COVID-19 infections reported since the first wave of students and teachers returned to the classroom earlier this month.
Chicago Pastor Wants To Give His COVID-19 Vaccine Dose To A CPS TeacherA South Side Chicago pastor wants to give his COVID-19 vaccine away.
Parents, Teachers In Pilsen Slam CPS Return To In-Person Classes; 'This Plan Is Disrespectful And We Cannot Trust It'Parents and teachers in the 25th Ward are calling the CPS reopening plan poorly conceived. One parent said it’s even affecting her son’s remote learning.
CPS Says 145 Teachers And Staff Were 'Absent Without Leave' On Monday, Won't Be Paid If They Don't Show Up TuesdayThe Chicago Public Schools on Monday said 145 school employees were classified as “absent without leave” as in-person classes for some students resumed.
Some Chicago Public Schools Students Return To Classroom For First Time Since COVID-19 Pandemic BeganMonday brought a controversial return to the classroom for some Chicago Public Schools students. It was the first day of in-person learning since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.