You're not alone if you're not sure what CORE is and where it fits in the balkanized world of teachers union politics in Chicago.
One of its leaders, Jackson Potter, says "We are a bit different than the other caucuses in that we haven't
defined our leadership in terms of president, vp, etc. As of now we are
willing to cooperate with CTU but we are critical of their leadership
over the issue of charter school expansion, budget deficits and
You can see the CORE website here. Or take a look at a couple of articles that mention and explain CORE and how it fits:
Anything more we should know about CORE, or how it's similar or different than other organizations of its kind? Let us know.
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