CPS teachers this week voted to ratify a three-year contract by an overwhelming margin of 67%-33%. Nearly 80% of teachers voted. Many believe this agreement will be considered one of the most forward-looking contracts in the country.
CPS teachers, as well as the CPS Board and Administration, deserve the credit. They came together to support what will help best serve students. The key now will be to continue to support one another as CPS begins to implement these new plans.
On Tuesday, October 26, the Strive Partnership, Stand for Kids, and Parents for Public Schools hosted a Community Conversation on Education. A diverse group of over 200 parents, teachers, and community members attended the event at Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS). The discussion focused on one of the more important questions we face in Cincinnati: how do we ensure that every student is succeeding academically, and every school is high performing?