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CPS Approves Mass School Closures Against Will of Parents, Community
Despite the outcries from parents, students, teachers, and community groups, the CPS appointed school board voted to close 50 neighborhood schools.
Help AFT Members in Oklahoma
AFT members are among those in Oklahoma who have lost their loved ones and homes. Please help them heal and rebuild their lives by donating to the AFT Disaster Relief Fund.
New Resource Helps Unions and Districts Collaborate on Teacher Evaluation Systems
ITED is the collaborative effort of the IFT, IEA and the Consortium of Educational Change and is a valuable new resource designed to help members and school districts design and implement effective teacher evaluation systems statewide.
Tell ISBE to Put Kids First! “Sunset” Online Training Modules for Certified School Nurses
This is not in the best interests of special needs students. Tell ISBE we want an END DATE, not an END RUN around the sunset!
In The News… Pension Push Back
IFT President Dan Montgomery and other IFT members have been speaking out in the press.
IFT PENSION WATCH
Things change quickly in Springfield. Check back daily to stay-up-to-date on the latest pension legislation.
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