Tag: teacher strike

What’s in the CTU Deal for the Kids?

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…

As a Charter Network Leader I Fight for Students, and a Strike Will Hurt Them the Most

Nobody likes a teacher strike. I know. I have lived through a number of them. And I may have to do it again. My life and my background speak to the importance of education and school choice, two topics currently under discussion both in the city of Chicago and throughout our country. As an African-American woman and educator, I am a…