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Volume 81, Issue 8

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This issue is available only through PDF download.

In This Issue

  1. Winning justice for every Chicago public school educator2
  2. Fighting for better pay and smaller classes in charters strengthens 2019 contract campaign in District schools.

  3. Charter school operators fail to prioritize students and school staff in budgets2
  4. We lead to win | President’s Message3
  5. Brainstorming and building alliances at the Labor Notes conference in Chicago4
  6. Thousands from more than 30 unions, 47 states and 26 countries gathered to strengthen solidarity and strategize about building labor’s fight for the shared interests of public- and private-sector workers.

  7. Fighting for proper SPED staffing in our schools4
  8. South Side Pre-K teacher wins coveted Golden Apple award5
  9. The CTU’s Quest Center helped me take my teaching game to the next level, but that’s just the beginning for me.

  10. Music only fit for a King5
  11. Here’s how music teacher Timothy King restored his looted classroom with media coverage and generous donations.

  12. Understanding the CTU’s wages and salary history6
  13. Safety training and teaching for CTU members6
  14. Want to bring a Sustainable Community School to your neighborhood?7
  15. Here’s what you can do to participate in the CPS pilot program to invest $10 million in 20 schools.

  16. Young Artist Awards artwork8–9
  17. Chicago’s gang database has no place in our schools10
  18. With no way to know how an individual ends up on the list or any process to challenge this designation, inclusion in the database amounts to a life sentence without trial or parole.

  19. I’m a proud CTU member. Here’s why.11
  20. When I first started teaching in Chicago, I was skeptical about the Chicago Teachers Union.

  21. How a German art project can be a model to commemorate the Chicago Race Riot of 191911
  22. The supports our students need to thrive12
  23. Chicago’s urban policies do more harm than good to Black, Brown and low-income students, according to a new report.

  24. CTU trainings to build a better LSC12
  25. Get the information, interaction and support you need to help your LSC work for your school community.

  26. Break the code of silence13
  27. The school board has created an educational ‘hunger games’ that discourages negative reporting at all costs.

  28. Breast density notification bill passes in Illinois13
  29. Delegates Not Present May 2, 2018 and June 6, 201814
  30. Write to—and for—Chicago Union Teacher14
  31. In memoriam14
  32. CTU and CPS honor new National Board Certified Teachers at Chicago Cultural Center15
  33. Quest Center Professional Learning16