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In response to yesterday’s announcement by Mayor Johnson rejecting cuts in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) proposed budget, the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association (CPAA) calls

As the summer Olympics kick off, the event presents more than just a chance to cheer for Team USA.

The AFL-CIO Executive Council, which represents 60 unions and 12.5 million workers, unanimously endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris for president in the 2024 election.

Overall, fatalities on the job rose 5.7%. The rise in fatal occupational injuries from 2021 to 2022 is “alarming and unacceptable” to the AFL-CIO.
Her students voted her National Honor Society Teacher of the Year, in recognition of her work in the classroom.
"A lot of our students are still falling by the wayside, and this has led us to use outside resources, especially the help of community groups."

As the custodial management contract with Aramark inside Chicago Public Schools (CPS) comes to an end, there’s a palpable mix of anticipation and reservation.The decision to bring management back under the district’s umbrella marks a significant shift. This long-awaited change is a positive step toward ensuring students and staff are provided consistently clean schools that support a warm, welcoming, and healthy environment. As is the case with any big change, it leads to questions about CPS’ readiness to shoulder this responsibility effectively.

This year, we’ve seen unprecedented engagement from the Biden administration, affording AFSA a significant seat at the policymaking table and the opportunity for regular input.