Volume 81, Issue 5
This issue is only available through PDF download.
In This Issue
- Honest questions deserve honest answers1
- We are leaders in the movement | President’s Message2
- What #MeToo means in CPS3
- My students are my kids3
- Growing our own4
- We insist on equality for our schools4
- How to be a good delegate5
- Let us help you become a REACH liaison for your school5
- An injury to one is an injury to all6
- Closing the doors8
- Set up for failure9
- Black Lives Matter at Schools9
- Saving SPED10
- Taking time to practice self-care10
- Black like us11
- CPS teachers achieve National Board Certification12
- Re-card and resist (right-to-work)12
- Delegates not present ∕ Wednesday, January 9, 201813
- Write for Chicago Union Teacher13
- In memoriam13
- Peace gods14
- Charter operations in question14
- Quest Center Professional Learning15
The district’s inability to address enrollment, special education and more is a cause for grave concern for its future.
Fulton Elementary School delegate explains how to be a champion for your colleagues and your union.
Some news and notes related to enforcement of our contract with the Board of Ed
School closings result in upheaval and damage that is often irreparable for a school community. Here are testimonials from CTU members who find themselves on the district’s latest chopping block.
Plans to impose a charter school co-location on Hirsch Metropolitan High School weren’t made in a vacuum, but represent years of systemic disinvestment in a once-promising school community.
Despite rhetoric calling for positive change in CPS special education services, there is still a long way to go before righting the wrongs of previous administrations.
Discussion surrounding the decline of African-American teachers in CPS should be expanded to address the issues faced by those who remain in the classroom.
Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund files suit against Prologue, Inc., for failure to report teachers and make pension contributions.