Chicago International Charter Schools Teachers End Strike With Deal For Pay Raises, Smaller Class SizesAfter nine school days on the picket lines, striking teachers at four Chicago charter schools have reached a tentative agreement with management, and will return to class on Tuesday.
Despite 98 Percent Of Students Being Chronically Truant, High School Among Top Rated At CPSWith 10 signs welcoming you, it’s hard to miss Sullivan House High School on the South Side, but apparently miss school is what almost all of the students do.
Chicago International Charter Schools Teachers Set February Strike DateChicago International Charter Schools teachers voted in November to authorize a strike, and on Thursday set a strike date for Feb. 5.
BREAKING: Chicago Teachers Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with UNO and Acero ManagementChicago (CBS) -- The Chicago Teachers Union says they have reached a tentative agreement with UNO/Acero Charter Schools' management, potentially ending the nation's first ever charter school strike.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Use Different Methods To Build SupportWith ward organizations fading, the union's foot soldiers are equally valuable.
Chicago Teachers Union Charter Schools May StrikeChicago Teachers Union educators at Acero Charter Schools will likely strike, following a an overwhelming vote of support Tuesday in support of a walkout.
CTU President Karen Lewis Retires From TeachingThe past few years she has battled brain cancer.
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis Undergoes Medical ProcedureChicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis is undergoing brain surgery on Wednesday, sources said.
CPS Leaders Promise Student Safety After Sexual Abuse ReportsThe head of Chicago Public Schools is promising to take action after a report that the school district failed to protect students from sexual abuse.
Chicago Teachers Union: Mice and Roaches Infest Elementary SchoolThe Chicago Teachers Union says a school on the city's Southwest side is infested with mice and cockroaches.
School Board To Vote On Englewood High School Consolidation PlanMembers of the Chicago Teachers Union have said the entire plan should be scrapped.
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.