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June 29, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

IFT President Dan Montgomery and Illinois Education Association President Kathi Griffin released a joint statement in response to the Illinois State Board of Education's 2020-21 school year transition plan.

“The guidelines ISBE r...

June 26, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

The following is a joint statement attributable to Illinois Federation of Teachers President Dan Montgomery, University Professionals of Illinois President John Miller, and Cook County College Teachers Union President Tony Joh...

June 20, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

On June 5, Governor Pritzker signed into law legislation which allows non-instructional and non-administrative employees of schools, colleges, and universities to qualify for unemployment this summer. This means that many IFT PS...

June 10, 2020

(via the American Federation of Teachers)

While many Americans struggle to make it through the economic crisis created by the pandemic, billionaire wealth has soared, according to the Institute for Policy Studies. From about March 18 to now, the wealth held by billionai...

May 28, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

During a shortened four-day session that ended early Sunday morning, the Illinois House and Senate convened last week for the first time since early March to pass a state budget and address critical COVID-19 relief efforts. Read...

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