Oppose SB 316!

We oppose this bill because it does not solve the continuing funding problems of Illinois and Chicago schools. There is no new realistic revenue. There are only limitations on existing revenue. 

CTU Budget Briefing

CPS is #BrokeOnPurpose. Read the CTU analysis of CPS’s budget mess.

Summer School In Session on July 3 and 6

Contrary to rumors, CPS will not cancel summer school classes on Friday, July 3, 2015 or Monday, July 6, 2015.

Press statement on layoffs

Mayor Emanuel blindsides teachers by cutting 1,400 in retaliation for making the school district’s $634 million pension obligation.

Mayor loses cool and attacks teachers who are fighting for resources for the city’s school children; issues false statement

CTU VP Jesse Sharkey responded to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s recent statement on stalled labor talks between educators and his handpicked board that refuses to agree to the union’s no-cost proposals.

Response to Mayor’s School Cuts

CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey responds to the mayor’s announcement of $200 million in cuts, including and estimated 1,400 layoffs.

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