Posts by coreteachers

A Teacher Who’s Dangerous – To Chicago’s Power Elite

Author, Lois Weiner, is a professor of education at New Jersey City University, where she directs the Urban Education and Teacher Unionism Policy Project.  You can follow her on Twitter and  Facebook and read her blog at New Politics. Published in New Politics    During the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) spring break, Sarah Chambers, beloved to her special…

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Supporting Education Activist Sarah Chambers

By Michelle Strater Gunderson.   Published in  Living in Dialogue If you are fortunate, every once in a while you will meet someone who breathes the fire of justice. In my life Sarah Chambers, a special education teacher from Maria Saucedo School in Chicago, fills that role. Yet, this is the teacher who the Chicago Public…

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CORE Convention Agenda 2017

CORE CONVENTION THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY! Friday 4:30 to ? at the Park Tavern Saturday from 8:30 to 3 at Columbia Explorers School See Event Calendar for more information. Agenda: CORE Convention (2016-17) Agenda Park Tavern (Fridayevening) Registration starts at 4:30(can pre-register for workshops) Program starts at 5:15(Chair: Sarah Chambers)          History of CORE (Tammie Vinson & Al…

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Kim Goldbaum: Striking Fear Into CTU about Radicals

Both the Chicago Tribune and the Sun-Times have had articles alluding to “the radical wing of the Chicago Teachers Union.”  The radical wing.  What is the mainstream press trying to communicate?  We see the same messages against how the union was run four years after The Strike of 2012.  These reports and letters to the…

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