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CTU endorses Raoul for Illinois Attorney General

The Chicago Teachers Union recently announced its endorsement of State Sen. Kwame Raoul in his bid for Illinois Attorney General. “Our members know how critical...

Teachers claim CPS ‘harassing’ members over sick leave

By Brandis Friedman, Nicole Cardos, Chicago Tonight/WTTW An email from an employer can be nerve-wrecking, as some Chicago teachers have been recently discovering. Dozens of Chicago Teachers...

Protestors don’t want schools to close early

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Elected officials, the Chicago Teachers Union, community groups and parents of CPS students conveyed a strong message to...

Teachers strike date is set for October 11

By Crusader Staff Reporter The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) on Wednesday, September 28, set a strike date for Tuesday, October 11, a move that threatens...

Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike

By abc7chicago.com More than 95 percent of Chicago Teachers Union members voted to authorize a strike, the union announced Monday. CTU said 95.6 percent of its...

Karen Lewis says a teachers strike likely

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Speaking at the City Club of Chicago Wednesday afternoon, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis spelled out her case...

Teachers Strike: CPS releases list of contingency sites on April 1

By abc7chicago.com Chicago Public Schools has opened 250 contingency sites for students during the one-day teachers strike on April 1st. The sites will keep students...

Teachers union plan walkout at schools on April 1

Chicago Crusader staff report Leaders for the Chicago Teachers Union will ask its members to walk off their jobs Friday, April 1 for a one-day...

SEC: Hold the Banks Accountable and Get Our Money Back

By Karen Lewis Over the last few years, parents and teachers in Chicago have been calling on Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his appointed school...

CPS announces 62 layoffs amid contract stalemate, financial concerns

By Mary Ann Ahern, nbcchicago.com Chicago Public Schools has announced another round of teacher layoffs amid an ongoing contract stalemate with the Chicago Teachers Union and...