CTU/CPS April 15, 2021 Addendum to the Memorandum of Agreement on the Resumption of In-person Instruction (still needs membership ratification)

Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union have a tentative agreement (TA) to reopen high schools. The TA will still need to be approved by the union’s 25,000 teachers and staff. The CTU’s House . . .

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Ramadan 2021

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Army 2nd Lieutenant Caron Nazario sues police for pepper spraying, threatening him during stop

Army lieutenant sues police for pepper spraying, threatening him during stop


Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press
https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2021/04/10/army-lieutenant-sues-police-for-pepper-spraying-threatening-him-during-stop/
12 hours ago

Lt. Caron Nazario was driving his newly-purchased #ChevyTahoe​ home when two . . .

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HBO’s Exterminate All the Brutes (2021) Is a Radical Masterpiece About White Supremacy, Violence and the History of the West

HBO’s Exterminate All the Brutes (2021) Is a Radical Masterpiece About White Supremacy, Violence and the History of the West

by Judy Berman time.com
April 7, 2021 9:28 AM EDT

https://time.com/5952888/exterminate-all-brutes-review/
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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says youth sports fueling uptick in COVID-19 cases

CDC boss Rochelle Walensky says youth sports fueling uptick in COVID-19 cases

By Kate Sheehy April 5, 2021 | 1:38pm | Updated
https://nypost.com/2021/04/05/cdc-director-youth-sports-fueling-uptick-in-covid-19-cases/

Youth sports are helping to fuel the worrisome rise in . . .

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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says youth sports fueling uptick in COVID-19 cases (4/5/21)

What Does ‘Fair Use’ Mean When Talking About Copyrighted Material?

What Does ‘Fair Use’ Mean When Talking About Copyrighted Material?



by Alex Mitchell
www.emergingedtech.com

Working with fellow educators regularly, I know that we can all use an occasional refresher on Fair . . .

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Pritzker Signs Bill Restoring Bargaining Rights for Chicago Teachers

Pritzker Signs Bill Restoring Bargaining Rights for Chicago Teachers



Heather Cherone | April 2, 2021 5:02 pm
WTTW News
https://news.wttw.com/2021/04/02/pritzker-signs-bill-restoring-bargaining-rights-chicago-teachers

Defying Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill . . .

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CTU Strike April 1, 2016

CTU ends one-day strike with downtown rally

By Catalyst Chicago | April 1, 2016




Thousands of Chicago Teachers Union members took to the streets today for a one-day strike that . . .

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GOP Rep Matt Gaetz of Florida is being investigated for allegations of sexual relationship with a 17-year-old

The investigation into Representative Matt Gaetz, Republican of Florida, was opened in the final months of the Trump administration under Attorney General William P. Barr.



The New York Times By Michael S. . . .

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Cowboy Strike of 1883

Cowboy Strike of 1883
by Robert E. Zeigler tshaonline.org
Texas State Historical Association

In the two decades after the Civil War the open-range cattle industry dominated the Great Plains, then died and was replaced . . .

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Cowboy Strike of 1883

[Full Text Opinion and Order 12-cv-10311] 2012 Civil Rights Lawsuit filed by CTU vs CPS: Discriminatioin Against African American teachers and schools

Neither a win nor a loss, Judge Ellis moves the case closer to a jury trial. The judge did make the comment the CTU has not proved, so far, that the Chicago school board discriminated . . .

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2012 civil rights lawsuit filed by CTU against CPS over ‘turnarounds’ going to trial

[ Text Book Retaliation Case ] COVID Enforcement - BAILEY v. AMAZON.COM, INC. et al

Substance News will be reporting on cases that help individuals understand their rights, when those rights are being violated and how cases are processed.


Case Title


BAILEY v. AMAZON.COM, INC. et al
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CTU Cancel Culture Declares War on Whistle Blowers & Those Who Question

CTU Cancel Culture Declares War on Whistle Blowers & Those Who Question

By Jim Vail

Lindblom High School teacher Drew Heiserman and long-time Core member and leader is about to be canceled.
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Lindblom High School teacher Drew Heiserman
<br />and long-time Core member and leader is about to be canceled.

Woman's History Month

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Luchar contra lo inexistente es peor que inútil

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[Not Ready to Return] CPS teacher discovers purifier not installed appropriately

[Not Ready to Return] Chicago Public School teacher discovers after being back in school for 3 weeks and running her purifier nonstop, wanted to check how dirty the filter was and discovered that the filter . . .

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Chicago Public School teacher discovers after being back in school for 3 weeks and running her purifier nonstop, wanted to check how dirty the filter was and discovered that the filter was not properly set up. Whoever installed this air purifier in the room didn't even bother to take the plastic off the filter.

[ US Department of Education ] Early Education Department Appointees Have Links to Jill Biden, Teachers’ Unions

[ US Department of Education ] Early Education Department Appointees Have Links to Jill Biden, Teachers’ Unions

By Andrew Ujifusa — January 22, 2021 4 min read
edweek.org

President Joe Biden’s administration . . .

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden hug as they arrive at the North Portico of the White House on inauguration day.
<br />Alex Brandon/AP

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of USA; Kamala Harris 1st ever woman US Vice-President

Full transcript of Joe Biden's inauguration speech

January 20, 2021

Chief Justice Roberts, Vice-President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice-President Pence. My distinguished guests, my fellow Americans.

This is America's . . .

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CTU delegates pass resolution authorizing Jan. 25 remote learning continuation

CTU delegates pass resolution authorizing Jan. 25 remote learning continuation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 20, 2021

CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2021—More than 80 percent of the Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates — the . . .

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Muhammad Ali - Born: January 17, 1942



Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, activist, entertainer and philanthropist. Nicknamed The Greatest, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated figures of the 20th century and as . . .

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