CTU President Karen Lewis files retirement papers

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has filed her retirement papers, Lewis was diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer in 2014 at a time when she was considering a run for mayor. She returned to work after treatment, but had a stroke in 2017.Earlier this month Lewis underwent a "planned medical procedure.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, "I've seen firsthand the tenacity and drive that makes Karen Lewis a worthy advocate for Chicago children and teachers, and we've grown to admire each other as a friends. Karen may be stepping down from her position at CTU, but I know she'll never stop fighting for Chicago's children."

Keep Karen Lewis in your Prayers! 




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