All articles by George Milkowski

Report on the meeting of the CTU House of Delegates on October 2, 2019

The pre-meeting Question and Answer period began at 4:15 p.m A delegate said that classes were overfull, especially Special Ed classes. He has gone through the school’s PPC and gotten nowhere and has subsequently filed . . .

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Report on the special, emergency meeting of the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates on October 16, 2019

The pre-meeting Question and Answer period began at 4:15 p.m. I was outside the CTU building for the entire time of the pre-meeting Question and Answer period tending to other duties and was not present . . .

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Strike authorization vote set at September meeting of the CTU House of Delegates

While many topics were addressed at the Sept. 4, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) House of Delegates meeting, the strike authorization vote was most important. In his report, President Jesse Sharkey stressed the need for a . . .

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Report of the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates meeting held on June 5, 2019

The pre-meeting Q and A started at 4:15 p.m. Delegate Margaret West was very upset about the new ASPEN program that has been implemented for grade entry. The program requires inordinate amounts of time and . . .

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May Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates report includes election forum information

A post-meeting debate with officer candidates in the May 17 CTU election was held after the May Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates meeting. Current CTU officers and CORE candidates Jesse Sharkey and Stacey Davis . . .

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April 2019 CTU House of Delegates report

The first topic of the pre-meeting question period, of the Chicago Teachers House of Delegates on April 3, 2019, was the CTU’s donation to Toni Preckwinkle, who lost to Lori Lightfoot in the Chicago mayoral . . .

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February meeting of the CTU House of Delegates

Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) officers urged delegates to support the union's endorsement of Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago mayor in the Feb. 26, 2019, election. While acknowledging her connection to indicted alderman Edward . . .

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Report of the CTU’s House of Delegates meeting held on January 9, 2019


The pre-meeting open mike Question and Answer period began on time at 4:15 p.m..

1. A delegate stated that the only productive time at the House meetings were in the pre-meeting Q and . . .

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CTU House of Delegates endorses Toni Preckwinkle, plus additional information from meeting

The Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates meeting was held on December 5, 2018. A report on the meeting, with information in addition to the endorsement of Toni Preckwinkle for mayor, follows:

The pre-meeting open . . .

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Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates Oct. 31, 2018, meeting

The meeting of the House of Delegates began on time at 4:15 p.m. with the pre-meeting Question and Answer period. Here are some of the things the delegates brought up.

One principal would not . . .

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George showed no fear revealing problems, lies and idiocies

George was one of the bravest people I have ever known. He was adamant in seeking and publishing the truth about the school system and the union and showed no fear revealing the problems, lies, . . .

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