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.
Contrary to rumors, CPS will not cancel summer school classes on Friday, July 3, 2015 or Monday, July 6, 2015.
Mayor Emanuel blindsides teachers by cutting 1,400 in retaliation for making the school district’s $634 million pension obligation.
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.
CTU Vice President Jesse Sharkey responds to the mayor’s announcement of $200 million in cuts, including and estimated 1,400 layoffs.