None of the contract proposals put forward by CPS or the Chicago Teachers Union have been made public yet.CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard said that’s why the union should wait to take a strike authorization vote."What are they voting on?" Brizard said.
The Bears would love to have quarterback Jay Cutler start and finish all 16 regular season games and the post season. But the signing of former Oakland Raider free-agent quarterback Jason Campbell has answered a big question for the Bears offense.
Omope McCray moved here only a couple months ago, but she considers herself a Chicagoan. “Once you live someplace, you have to at least take on some of the responsibility,” McCray says. “That’s the first one. Become a Chicagoan.”
The number of Chicago teachers retiring this year is getting close to a record-breaking level.So far 1,954 Chicago teachers plan to retire. The Chicago Teachers Pension Fund estimates that number will hit 2,000 before summer ends.
Chicago Public Schools must return $33 million to the federal government today. That's because the district doesn't meet one of the grant's key requirements: having the Chicago Teachers Union on board.