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The Chicago Principals & Administrators Association has released a plan -- Return to an

Less than 17% of principals and assistant principals believe the district is prepared and ready to open schools.

CPAA president, Troy LaRaviere, participated in a joint school reopening press conference with the Chicago Teachers Union.

I’ve been feeling kind of white lately. Maybe it’s some of that white fragility Robin DiAngelo warns us about, but more and more often when I hear somebody say “disproportionately people of color,” it sounds like they’re also saying poor and working-class white people don’t matter. That makes me queasy--kind of fragile, I guess.

Collective bargaining agreements. Union contracts helped protect more jobs, proportionally, against this modern-day plague. Just another reason to join the union.

We hate to sound like a broken record whose needle keeps skipping and playing the same tune over and over again, but the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ annual survey of union density and workers’ wages keeps playing the same tune: If you want higher pay, join a union.

Our tax dollars should be used to create jobs and advance production here at home.
Chicago school principals, assistant principals and school leaders are calling for a school reopening pilot program.