One member of a Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) delegation that visited socialist Venezuela in June “to learn from the Bolivarian Revolution” had no reaction to this week’s New York Times front page story of the government there resorting to torture and murder to quash opposition.
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Dr. Janice K. Jackson in announcing a series of investments in CPS schools over the next five years designed to increase equity and meet the needs of all students.
A recent pilgrimage to socialist Venezuela by a contingent of Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) extremists has some of the rank-and-file union members who stayed behind calling for the ouster of CTU President Jesse Sharkey, himself a card-carrying socialist.
On the heels of asking the state for a taxpayer-funded bailout, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is offering the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) a five-year contract and a 14-percent pay raise, according to a Wirepoints report.
Former state university employee Anita Caref, who retired in April 2019, saved $29,762 toward a pension over 5 years working for state universities, State Universities Retirement System of Illinois records show.
Former state university employee James Tucker, who retired in April 2019, saved $41,025 toward a pension over 11 years working for state universities, State Universities Retirement System of Illinois records show.