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Karen Lewis not running for mayor
Oct. 13, 2014
Lewis is suffering from an undisclosed “serious illness” and stepped aside from her position as Chicago Teachers Union President last week.
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.
CTU, parents file lawsuit against school closures
May. 29, 2013
The Chicago Teachers Union and parents of public school students have filed a new lawsuit challenging some recently approved school closings.
Votes are in, schools are closing. So what's next?
May. 23, 2013
The Chicago Teachers Union and others will weigh in on the CPS School Board's decision to close the vast majority of schools on their list. Plus musicians that have moved on, and more, on The Morning Shift.
CTU vows to make school closings political
Apr. 15, 2013
Union president Karen Lewis says a “voter education campaign” will add 100,000 new voters in Chicago.
At rally to oppose school closings, police ticket 127
Mar. 27, 2013
Civil disobedience: More than 100 protesters led away by police at a rally protesting Chicago Public Schools proposal to close 54 schools.
Emanuel: CPS school closures 'not taken lightly,' but must be done
Mar. 23, 2013
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks for the first time about the decision to launch the largest single round of school closures in American history.
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