This article has been updated to add more information on staffing to support English learners. Late yesterday, the Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates approved a tentative agreement in a tight vote. The CTU deal includes good pay and holds the line on health insurance premiums, but what’s in it for the kids? What will the new provisions on class…
You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But I Hope the CTU Contract Gets What Our Kids Need
I support the teachers’ main reasons for striking. We need more social workers and special education teachers. Let’s focus on equity and compromise to get an agreement.