Category: CTU

CPS Strike Make-Up Days = Colossal Waste of Time and Money (UPDATED 11-08-19)

Did anyone really believe there wasn’t going to be a residual effect from the 11-school day CPS teacher strike? The CTU is claiming victory as they’re saying the strike is historical in terms of what was won for students, teachers, and schools. But, at what costs? One cost is CPS teachers and support staffers lost... Read more »

If the CTU really cares about CPS students, they would..

If the CTU was truly concerned about CPS students, they wouldn’t stop at just advocating for the 17,000 homeless students. The CTU would push for free CTA usage anytime a student is enrolled and going to school, make sure all students get free medical, dental, and vision care, and force CPS to make all schools... Read more »

Overhaul in CPS Finance, Law, ODLSS (SPED), and Talent Needed ASAP

The 2019 Chicago mayoral candidates have been asked a wide variety of questions throughout the campaign trail, including their stances on an elected, appointed, or combination of the two as a CPS school board. However, one question which hasn’t been asked and that’s…Would you support revamping entire departments within CPS to bring the necessary changes... Read more »
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No Pledge or Anthem = No Money for a CPS School

How long does it take to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance or stand quietly or sing as the National Anthem is played in a CPS ‘public’ school? Maybe, 10-20 seconds for the Pledge and 60-90 seconds for the Anthem. Both seem like short times, but, many CPS schools don’t require their students to... Read more »