The teachers strike will seriously hurt our kids. My husband and I made the decision to send our son to Catholic school because we didn’t want anyone putting a price tag on his education. We didn’t want to wake up one day to an email stating that his school was closed and he won’t learn anything for the day. If…
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CPS Could Be Fully Funded Through Taxes on Services Like Haircuts: Expert
The funding for Chicago Public Schools may soon come from an unlikely source: haircuts. Or at least from services like it. The idea was promoted by Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, who was among the speakers at a budget forum hosted Monday night by the education advocacy group Raise Your Hand. Illinois ranks dead last in…
Englewood Chess Coach Asked To Give Up April 1 Pay
Chicago Public School teacher Joseph Ocol didn’t participate in CTU’s organized strike that occurred on April 1, 2016. As a result the chess coach from Earle STEM Academy teacher has claimed to received a plethora of threats.
I Was Hoping the CPS Walk-Out Was an April Fool’s Joke
As a parent of a Chicago Public School student, I am deeply frustrated, yet not surprised, that the Chicago Teachers Union plans walk out on CPS students and families yet again. I hoped their plans to not show up for work on April 1 was just a bad April Fools joke, but unfortunately it seems to be a reality.
What’s the Point of the Chicago Teachers Union Walkout This Friday?
Education Post sat down with two CPS teachers to discuss the one-day CTU strike and it’s purpose.
Teachers who cross strike pickets on April 1 could owe pay to CTU
As Chicago Public School teachers prepare to walk out the classrooms April 1, Chicago Teachers Union has affirmed that teachers will receive payment under one condition: