Statement from Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and CPS CEO Dr. Janice K. Jackson (2/5)
05 February 2021
CHICAGO - Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and CPS CEO Dr. Janice K. Jackson today issued the following statement regarding negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU):
“Yesterday afternoon, we received a counter proposal from CTU leadership and responded with our last, best, and final offer. We expect a response from CTU leadership today. We will be making further statements later today about school on Monday”
Chicago Public Schools serves 341,000 students in 638 schools. It is the nation’s third-largest school district.