Tag: CTU

“Don’t Strike- Think About the Children Instead”

“Think about the children.” This is what Chicago parent Ebonee Washington is urging the CTU to consider as talks of a possible teacher strike continues to surface. Washington is the parent of four children who attend CPS and charter institutes. “My children and the children is this community may not have a chance to get educated all because of money.”…

Parents = The Primary Teacher

Parenting is a pretty tough job. It demands all of you- then even a little more. Their child seems to be their world and they do everything necessary to help them survive. However, once the child enters school, there seems to be a dramatic shift. As a former public school teacher, I often wonder why was it that so many…

When is Student Appreciation Week in Chicago?

This week is #TeacherAppreciationWeek and if anyone tells you this week isn’t necessary, they’re clearly out of their mind. Teachers play a huge role obviously in the development of our children and help shape our children’s character. There are plenty of teachers who go above the call of duty in the name of education. They rise early to prepare for…