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!