CPS High School Students Head Back To Classrooms For First Time In More Than A Year; 'There’s A Buzz And Energy In The Building'Thousands of Chicago Public Schools high school students are back in the classroom for the first time since the pandemic began, a day after the Chicago Teachers Union ratified a reopening agreement with the district.
Chicago Teachers Union Rank-And-File Members Ratify Agreement For High School Students To Return To In-Person Learning MondayThe Chicago Teachers Union announced Sunday that its rank-and-file members have ratified an agreement for high school students to return to in-person learning.
Chicago Teachers Union And Chicago Public Schools Announce Tentative Agreement To Resume In-Person Classes At High SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday afternoon they have reached a tentative agreement to resume in-person classes for high school students on Monday.
CTU House Of Delegates Votes To Keep CPS High School Staff Home Beginning Wednesday Without 'Adequate Movement' On Reopening DealCPS is planning to bring thousands of high school students back to classrooms on April 19, and has been negotiating with CTU on a safe reopening agreement, but the union has accused the district of failing to provide "reasonable accommodations" for teachers.
Snag In Negotiations: Chicago Teachers Union Wants To Push Back Return Of High School Students As COVID-19 Cases Rise, CPS Does NotA rapid rise in coronavirus cases in the Chicago area is a big concern for some Chicago teachers.
CPS High School Students Set To Return To Class April 19, But Rising COVID Rates In Chicago Could Be Sticking PointThe target date for Chicago Public Schools high school students to return to class is less than two weeks away.
CPS Reports Progress With Getting Its Staff Vaccinated For COVID-19, But There Is A Long Way To GoChicago Public Schools leaders said Wednesday that the district is making progress in getting all of its employees vaccinated – or at least offering them vaccinations.
CTU President Jesse Sharkey Had Hand In Writing CPS Letter Announcing High School Return Date -- So Why Did CTU Go On To Slam It?A controversy over a plan to return high school students to in-person learning has left CPS leaders shaking their heads, and the Chicago Teachers Union blaming CPS for a bait-and-switch.
Number Of Vaccinated Teachers Unclear As CTU Tells Members Not To Inform CPS When They Receive COVID-19 VaccineAmong those who have already received the COVID-19 vaccine are thousands of Chicago Public Schools teachers -- but not nearly as many as one might think.
CPS Reopens Schools To Kindergarten Through 5th Graders, But Situation Is Far From NormalFor the first time in more than 300 days, thousands of kindergarten through fifth-grade Chicago Public Schools students spent the day back in the classroom Monday.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, City Council Pay Tribute To Late Former CTU President Karen Lewis; 'She Was A Fighter For The Many'“To call her a firecracker wouldn’t be enough to say. She was more of a stick of dynamite. So she was a hugely, unbelievably a true labor leader,” said Ald. Nicholas Sposato (38th).
Youngest CPS Students And Their Teachers Return To Classrooms ThursdayThousands of the youngest Chicago Public School students and their teachers are heading back to their classrooms Thursday.
CTU Holding Virtual Shiva To Honor Former President Karen LewisThe Chicago Teachers Union will pay respects to its former president Karen Lewis with a virtual shiva.
CTU, CPS Reach Agreement On Return To In-Person LearningThe Chicago Teachers Union has voted to approve a plan for returning to in-person learning.
Chicago Teachers Union Has Until Midnight To Vote On Deal For Returning To ClassIn Chicago's effort to bring kids back to the classroom, the decision is up to the teachers.