CTU Responds to Ruling that Halts the Implementation of Unconstitutional State Pension Law

We commend Judge John Belz on his decision regarding the unconstitutionality of Public Act 98-0599, also known as SB 1, that illegally and unfairly slashed the pension of thousands of active and retired public employees across the state.

13th Teaching for Social Justice Curriculum Fair

The main focus of the Fair is person-to-person contact through exhibitors at their tables. A limited number of workshops is included ranging from curricular innovations about social justice pedagogy to organizing.

Chicago Magazine: Meet Jesse Sharkey

The Chicago Teachers Union vice president steps into the spotlight.

Mayor Emanuel: Fund 50 Sustainable Community Schools by Recouping District’s Losses to Wall Street

The CTU is part of a coalition of labor, community and watchdog organizations asserting that predatory financial deals are undermining the city of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools’ ability to pay for essential services.

Karen Lewis Endorses Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for Mayor of Chicago

In her first videotaped appearance since surgery earlier this month, CTU President Karen Lewis endorses Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for mayor of Chicago.
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