Statement from Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and CPS CEO Dr. Janice K. Jackson (2/2)
02 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):
“As we work toward an agreement that provides families an option to safely return to the classroom, CPS and CTU conferred throughout the day on a small number of remaining issues. We expect discussions to continue into the evening, and we will provide updates as negotiations progress. It is critical that we work through the remaining issues in a timely manner so that our families and staff can fully focus on the high quality education our students deserve.”
Chicago Public Schools serves 341,000 students in 638 schools. It is the nation’s third-largest school district.