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Karen Lewis hands over leadership of Chicago Teachers union
Oct. 9, 2014
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is suffering from an undisclosed “serious illness” and will step aside as head of the organization, the union’s vice president announced Thursday.
CTU president Karen Lewis hospitalized
Oct. 6, 2014
Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis has been hospitalized after experiencing discomfort over the weekend.
More than 1,000 CPS teachers and other staff laid off
Jun. 26, 2014
Chicago Public Schools officials told 550 teachers and 600 more school staff Thursday that they’re out of a job.
Chicago Teachers Union votes to oppose Common Core
May. 8, 2014
CTU cites concerns over testing, curriculum, and "an overreach of federal power" in opposing new, more rigorous learning standards.
Chicago Teachers Union: New taxes to fix pensions
May. 1, 2014
The Chicago Teachers Union is rolling out a plan they say will help solve the teachers pension crisis.
Chicago teachers become students in Illinois politics
Apr. 28, 2014
Chicago public school teachers have been getting lessons in Illinois politics ahead of possible legislation to change their retirement benefits.
Saucedo spends Day 1 of ISAT teaching, not testing
Mar. 5, 2014
Teachers at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy declared victory Tuesday, saying their protest of the state’s Illinois Standards Achievement Test is working.
Chicago unions: 'Don’t cut our pensions'
Feb. 17, 2014
Chicago’s most powerful public worker unions are organizing against potential cuts to their retirement benefits.
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