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Chicago Teachers Union president responds to pension shortfall
Aug. 12, 2015
Karen Lewis says the CPS board has no accountability, but Springfield is also at fault for the district's financial problems.
CTU president calls pension pickup plan 'strike-worthy'
Aug. 7, 2015
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis says contract talks with CPS have stalled and teachers may be without a contract for new school year.
Chicago Teachers Union: No contract deal in sight
Jun. 25, 2015
Union president Karen Lewis says negotiations have broken down just days ahead of the teachers' contract expiring.
CTU president Karen Lewis speaks up
Feb. 2, 2015
Lewis is back in the spotlight after being sidelined from public life by a brain tumor last fall.
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.
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.
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