Our Mission

Parents 4 Teachers has come together to stand up for teachers and fight for quality schools for ALL Chicago children. We believe that building solidarity among parents and teachers, supporting social movement teacher unionism and fighting racist school policies is key to building a high quality, equitable, and just public school system for all of Chicago.

Get Special Education Training

Here are two flyers, one in English one in Spanish, to help you get training around Special Education for families that might have or know a student that would benefit.

Learn about your rights and resources! Share this flyer with those who need more information and support!


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P4T Attends press conference at CPS Board Building

Sal Briones and Carmen Rodriguez, parents of a students at Grissom Elementary School on the Southside of Chicago spoke at a press conference held before the CPS Board Meeting Feb. 27, 2019. Multiple parents from several other Chicago Public Schools came to speak out against the oversize classrooms, deteriorating infrastructure, and lack of action.


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Analysis of CPS Class Size 2018-2019

Click this report to see comparison of class sizes among several schools in the CPS system.


P4T analyzed class size data for the 2018-2019 school year provided to us by CPS. We compared the 2018 class sizes for each class in CPS to the guidelines in the Chicago Teacher Union/CPS collective bargaining agreement to see how the guidelines are and aren't being met. 

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Latest Updates

Apr 11, 2017

Vote YES on an Elected School Board for Chicago--HB 1774

HB 1774 would give Chicago taxpayers the same right to elect their school board that residents in every other Illinois city and 98 percent of cities nationwide have. Read our fact sheet on the bill and then contact your state legislators...

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Action Alert

Enough of the blame game--With a June 1 school shutdown looming, P4T is joining other parent and community groups calling on the mayor to tap city revenues to keep schools open. 

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Take Action

We can make a difference in our schools and our city, but we need your help. Take action today. Volunteer your time on one of our campaigns. Organize parents in your school and community. Call your elected officials or CPS board members. Pass a petition and help spread the word. 

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