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Activists Continue to Call on CPS to Cancel its Contract with CPD

Tens of thousands of people continued to march all across Chicagoland to demand an end to police violence and increased accountability over the weekend, including a group of a few […]

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CTU Strike Comes to a Close, Classes Back in Session Friday

The Chicago Teachers Union strike came to a close on Thursday afternoon after the union and Mayor Lori Lightfoot agreeing on one final sticking point – making up the 11 […]

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Joins Striking Chicago Teachers on the Picket Line

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Massachusetts Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren visited striking Chicago education workers on a picket line at Oscar Depriest Elementary School in South Austin on the city’s West Side Thursday […]

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Chicago Teachers and Support Staff Will Begin Strike on Thursday

Chicago teachers and support staff will both hit picket lines beginning Thursday morning after negotiations failed between officials and union representatives. “We want this to be a short strike with […]

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City Council Approves Subsidies for Mega-Developments Amid Protest

After a 48-hour delay on the vote, the Chicago City Council approved $1.6 billion in subsidies for two mega-developments – Lincoln Yards and The 78. The vote first sailed through […]

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Ahead of Lincoln Yards, The 78 TIF Votes, Opposition Demands City Council Continue Delay

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Chicago teachers, students, and other community members rallied and marched around City Hall Tuesday evening to demand further delay to the looming vote on TIF subsidies for the Lincoln Yards […]

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Youth-Led Women’s March Rally to Move Forward, CTU Poll Puts Preckwinkle Ahead in the Race for Mayor

CTU Poll Puts Preckwinkle in the Lead, Many Still Undecided A new poll released by the Chicago Teachers Union shows that while Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle holds the […]

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