Tag: Karen Lewis

Send Well Wishes to Karen Lewis

By now you may have heard about the unfortunate illness that Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is battling. Today the CTU released details on how you can send Karen your well wishes. Via the CTU Blog… Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) President… Read More

The CTU Strike: One Year Later

One year ago yesterday the Chicago Teachers Union went on strike over many of the same issues that teachers across the United States are facing. Here is CTU President Karen Lewis talking about why they fought…

Notes on the “Students, Not Scores!” Rally

Just a reminder, not that you should need it, that tomorrow is the “Students, Not Scores!” rally that grew out of Dr. Rella’s letters following the release of the NYS Common Core test scores. ┬áThe rally begins at 12:00 and is at… Read More

A Must Read Article, Opting Out, BOE Candidates, Karen Lewis

A MUST READ article on the Democratic Party, how they have embraced neoliberal education reforms, and the impact of the Chicago Teachers Union on this. If any of our members are parents who wish to have their own children OPT-OUT of standardized… Read More

Calling All Activists!

A few opportunities to speak out against the overuse and misuse of standardized testing… United Opt Out National is hosting “Occupy 2.0: The Battle for Public Schools” from April 7-10th in Washington D.C. ┬áSpeakers over the course of the weekend include Diane… Read More