Tag: CPS

Ode to the Big Bargaining team

Ode to the Big Bargaining team
To the pushers of equity 40 plus of you who have sacrificed time with your loved ones time for yourselves for sleep Since last winter you’ve been trying to negotiate You watch politicians make up lies Lies about you Say you are undemocratic Say you are moving slow You sit there Knowing first hand that... Read more »

Chicago Educators Will Strike for Our Students, Because it’s Always Been Personal

Chicago Educators Will Strike for Our Students, Because it’s Always Been Personal
For 13 years I’ve been teaching in Chicago. 13 years of budget cuts, no librarians, part time nurses, not enough counselors. 13 years of of promises from Mayors and CEOs to improve our schools. Yet, educators always do more with less. That is why the city continues to take. It knows that because teachers love... Read more »

An Ode to the CPS Librarian

An Ode to the CPS Librarian
An ode to the dope librarian Gatekeeper to tranquility Checker of passes Keeper of calmness Provider of safety a place to research write read nap chill unwind Recommender of books Counselor for kids Now tech coordinator Changing with times Collaborator with teachers Will do any job that is asked Most out of love But also... Read more »
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