Chicago Teachers Union wants a virtual start to fall classes

Chicago Public Schools should start the fall semester with virtual classes rather than calling students back to buildings left empty since March, the union representing thousands of teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district said Thursday.

Chicago Teachers Union sues DeVos, CPS over special education

The Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday announced it is suing U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the city’s public school district, saying its policies interfere with the education of students with special needs during the coronavirus pandemic.