The Chicago Teachers Union’s elected delegates on Wednesday night voted unanimously to schedule a strike authorization vote for late this month.
As Payton teachers returned to school this week to prep for the first day of classes on Tuesday, leaders of their union continued to negotiate with the City of Chicago over a new contract.
Payton’s faculty will feature 11 new teachers this school year, two of whom are Payton alumni.
Each spring, Payton students submit their course requests for the following school year. On a website called Sound Programming, they rank their choices and select alternates as required. Yet this is only the beginning of an arduous process that will last all summer: Creating daily schedules for Payton’s more than 1,100 students.
Payton students participated in a variety of service projects throughout Chicagoland on Monday as part of the school’s annual “Sweetness Day.”
A number of Payton teachers have led a push this school year to achieve greater equity in their students’ learning experiences.
When senior year finally comes around after three years of being an underdog, you get special perks like off-campus lunch, being first to buy school dance tickets, and access to school parking […]