Volume 81, Issue 3
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In This Issue
- Fight corporate attacks on our jobs and our students2
- Teachers and community force out abusive principal2
- Our culture of democracy | President’s Message3
- A response to “Behind the Wall” | Opinion4
- Strike back while the iron is hot5
- Know your history6
- A tale of two school systems7
- City of wind | Poem7
- Together we are strong | PSRP Focus8
- PSRP wins retroactive step salary grievance | PSRP Focus8
- Keeping your PSRP identity | PSRP Focus8
- Springfield conference brings together CTU PSRPs | PSRP Focus8
- CTU wins commitment to hire more than 100 additional teachers, teacher assistants9
- Day of the Dead vigil honors schools closed by Emanuel10
- Procedure to fill a trustee vacancy on the CTU Executive Board10
- CTU, community partners gather to celebrate classroom, legislative leaders in fight for education justice10
- Why Merge? | Infographic11
- Answering the call for more Black teachers12
- CPS teacher diversity: Behind the numbers12
- Do voucher programs initiate an academic slide?13
- Facts about school vouchers13
- Delegates Not Present Wednesday, November 1, 201714
- In Memoriam14
- This is the sufferers’ side of the story at last15
- Reparations won15
- Quest Center Professional Learning16
The CTU is calling on all teachers, PSRPs, clinicians and others covered by our contract to reaffirm your membership and support for the union.
CPS officials chronically refused to deal with her bullying and abuse.
Two members discuss an article from the May 2017 CUT regarding issues of access to a quality education for Palestinian children in Israel and the Palestinian-controlled territories.
There is a spotlight on failed CPS initiatives and unscrupulous activities, so we must keep the pressure on.
In The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America, author Richard Rothstein discusses how the U.S. government created and enforced modern day segregation.
Jonathan Kozol’s Savage Inequalities discusses the differences in quality of education among students of differing classes and races.
Thanks to our battle to enforce new contract language on K-2 classrooms, CPS has added positions to lower class sizes throughout the district.
Some facts for CTU members on merging with the union educators of Chicago ACTS Local 4343.
The Grow Your Own program has created new possibilities for educators that would never have existed before.
Repackaging vouchers as scholarship programs doesn’t change the fact that we need to ask some tough questions in Illinois.
The Burge curriculum in Chicago Public Schools teaches some of the darker truths about those we trust to serve and protect.