CTU calls on Mayor Emanuel to Resign 

Diane Ravitch's blog

Never let it be said that the Chicago Teachers Union is meek, mild, or fearful. They speak with courage and stand up to the powerful.

January 7, 2016 312/329-6250 (office)

Chicago’s teachers vote overwhelming to officially call for the resignations of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez
CHICAGO –The Chicago Teachers Union ‘s (CTU) governing body voted overwhelming this past Wednesday evening to support efforts to force Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez to resign from public service. This resounding call for justice came during the House of Delegates (HOD) meeting as growing local and national pressure for the mayor to “step down” intensifies in wake of the Laquan McDonald alleged 400-day cover-up conspiracy. School leaders made their views known through a resolution.
President Karen Lewis will discuss the Union’s position during her remarks at the CTU’s Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr…

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