Apr16
DePaul College of Education Forum: Mission Hill

The DePaul College of Education is hosting a series of events planned around the visit of faculty from Boston's Mission Hill School and the release of the film "Good Morning Mission Hill."

Apr14
Tribune: Charter school drops controversial discipline fee

The Noble Network of Charter Schools has dropped a $5 fee charged to students hit with a detention, one of the most controversial aspects of its strict discipline policy.

Apr09
How did your legislator vote on the mayor's pension plan?

We have the roll calls from Tuesday's Illinois General Assembly vote on SB1922, the city pension plan. See how your state senators and reps voted for changes that will significantly reduce and devalue the pensions of 4,000 CTU members.

Apr08
GOP hopeful Bruce Rauner’s Noble Street charter network scores $400,000 at the expense of low-income, minority children

As the CTU pushes for reform in Illinois charter school law and increased accountability to the public from charter networks, there is increasing concern among parents and fair education advocates over disciplinary policies at some of the schools. 

Apr08
CTU President Lewis calls on Governor Quinn to veto the unfair, unconstitutional pension legislation, open talks

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis released the following statement on the passage of SB1922 in the Illinois House of Representatives, a proposal by the mayor of Chicago that will cut the retirement savings of thousands of city workers.

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