Tag: CTU

Support the CTU’s Sarah Chambers

In 2014 at the UCORE conference in Chicago, I had the pleasure of briefly meeting Sarah Chambers in a workshop.  Since then Chambers, like so many other teachers from the rank and file caucuses who make up UCORE, has been busy continuing… Read More

PJSTA Live- Episode 2- Betsy DeVos

Check out our December episode of PJSTA Live where I was joined by Carol Burris, Marla Kilfoyle, and Michelle Gunderson.  We talked about the appointment of Betsy DeVos but also dove into a more deeper discussion on how we build resistance not… Read More

Reminder to PJSTA Members: Wear Red Tomorrow!

Just a reminder to all PJSTA members to wear red tomorrow as a show of solidarity and support for our brothers and sisters in the CTU who will be on strike in the morning, barring a last minute settlement.  Last week we… Read More

PJSTA Resolution in Support of the CTU

Passed unanimously by the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association’s executive board…   WHEREAS the Chicago Teachers Union has been negotiating since 2014 for a just contract, and WHEREAS Chicago students and teachers have faced attacks on public education that mirror those in… Read More

Chicago Teachers Union Headed for a Strike

Four years ago we covered the successful teachers strike in Chicago.  It looks like they are headed there again this fall.  You can take a look here at WBEZ in Chicago’s helpful graphic on the issues at stake along with the fuzzy… Read More