Poll shows Rahm beating potential opponent Karen Lewis by 12 points in mayoral race. Read »
Chicago Teachers Union leader Karen Lewis says she has lost 50 pounds since undergoing weight loss surgery in March. Read »
Karen Lewis, Chicago Teachers Union president and scourge of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, says she would consider extending an olive branch to City Hall and negotiating a compromise on member pensions. Read »
In a one-two punch, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton has called on Chicago Public School teachers to give up some future benefits to help reform the city’s troubled pension system by warning that if they... Read »
The Chicago Teachers Union led the overnight vigil to protest charter school expansion ahead of a school board vote on 17 charter school proposals. Read »
Union to create organization geared towards building a more concrete political infrastructure, finding candidates and actions around its objectives. Read »
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