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Volume 82, Issue 2

Features

Falling leaves and rising expectations | President’s Message

Sisters and Brothers, As we enter the fall season, with the return of all the familiar rhythms of the school year, we also enter a period of political change and opportunity for our schools and our profession. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s surprise exit from politics expands...

REACH summary reports released

Chicago Public Schools released final summative REACH summary reports for SY 17-18 on the RLS website on Friday, September 21, 2018.

At last, a measure of justice for Laquan

Laquan McDonald was our student. He could have been a senior in a Chicago public high school when he was gunned down nearly four years ago to the day in one of the most shocking instances of brutality in the history of our city. Our members taught him, and he was a...

Launching our contract campaign

In preparation for bargaining, the Union issued a contract survey this summer to gauge the topics of most importance to our members.

They say we don’t love our students

This article was originally published in South Side Weekly on Sept. 7, 2018, by Dave Stieber, a National Board Certified Social Studies teacher at Kenwood Academy.

Room to grow

Being a Sustainable Community School is both an amazing opportunity and a daunting challenge.

Delegates Not Present | October 3, 2018

NETWORK 1A Blaszczyk, Diane L.; Brennan, Jennifer L.; Erzrumly, Layla; Green, Laurie J.; Spagnola, Patricia A.; Wozniak Francis, Erika B. NETWORK 1B Cooley, Amy K.; McLennon, Tasmie S. NETWORK 1C Wehbeh, Jenine NETWORK 2A Gladney, Maxine; Lancaster, Elizabeth R.;...

It’s not free lunch; it’s a trap

Educators for Excellence (E4E) is making rounds at Chicago public schools offering lunch and a chance to join their organization. Be wary, CTU members.

In Memoriam

Lists of deceased members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) are provided to the Chicago Union Teacher by the office of the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund (CTPF) and are printed as received.

Contribute to Chicago Union Teacher magazine

Write to us Love? Hate? Agree? Disagree? Send Chicago Union Teacher your feedback, compliments and criticism. Send letters to the editor to leadership@ctulocal1.org or Chicago...

Falling leaves and rising expectations | President’s Message

Sisters and Brothers, As we enter the fall season, with the return of all the familiar rhythms of the school year, we also enter a period of political change and opportunity for our schools and our profession. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s surprise exit from politics expands...

REACH summary reports released

Chicago Public Schools released final summative REACH summary reports for SY 17-18 on the RLS website on Friday, September 21, 2018.

At last, a measure of justice for Laquan

Laquan McDonald was our student. He could have been a senior in a Chicago public high school when he was gunned down nearly four years ago to the day in one of the most shocking instances of brutality in the history of our city. Our members taught him, and he was a...

Launching our contract campaign

In preparation for bargaining, the Union issued a contract survey this summer to gauge the topics of most importance to our members.

They say we don’t love our students

This article was originally published in South Side Weekly on Sept. 7, 2018, by Dave Stieber, a National Board Certified Social Studies teacher at Kenwood Academy.

Room to grow

Being a Sustainable Community School is both an amazing opportunity and a daunting challenge.

Delegates Not Present | October 3, 2018

NETWORK 1A Blaszczyk, Diane L.; Brennan, Jennifer L.; Erzrumly, Layla; Green, Laurie J.; Spagnola, Patricia A.; Wozniak Francis, Erika B. NETWORK 1B Cooley, Amy K.; McLennon, Tasmie S. NETWORK 1C Wehbeh, Jenine NETWORK 2A Gladney, Maxine; Lancaster, Elizabeth R.;...

It’s not free lunch; it’s a trap

Educators for Excellence (E4E) is making rounds at Chicago public schools offering lunch and a chance to join their organization. Be wary, CTU members.

In Memoriam

Lists of deceased members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) are provided to the Chicago Union Teacher by the office of the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund (CTPF) and are printed as received.

Contribute to Chicago Union Teacher magazine

Write to us Love? Hate? Agree? Disagree? Send Chicago Union Teacher your feedback, compliments and criticism. Send letters to the editor to leadership@ctulocal1.org or Chicago...

Departments

In Brief

Falling leaves and rising expectations | President’s Message

Sisters and Brothers, As we enter the fall season, with the return of all the familiar rhythms of the school year, we also enter a period of political change and opportunity for our schools and our profession. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s surprise exit from politics expands...

REACH summary reports released

Chicago Public Schools released final summative REACH summary reports for SY 17-18 on the RLS website on Friday, September 21, 2018.

At last, a measure of justice for Laquan

Laquan McDonald was our student. He could have been a senior in a Chicago public high school when he was gunned down nearly four years ago to the day in one of the most shocking instances of brutality in the history of our city. Our members taught him, and he was a...

Launching our contract campaign

In preparation for bargaining, the Union issued a contract survey this summer to gauge the topics of most importance to our members.

They say we don’t love our students

This article was originally published in South Side Weekly on Sept. 7, 2018, by Dave Stieber, a National Board Certified Social Studies teacher at Kenwood Academy.

Room to grow

Being a Sustainable Community School is both an amazing opportunity and a daunting challenge.

Delegates Not Present | October 3, 2018

NETWORK 1A Blaszczyk, Diane L.; Brennan, Jennifer L.; Erzrumly, Layla; Green, Laurie J.; Spagnola, Patricia A.; Wozniak Francis, Erika B. NETWORK 1B Cooley, Amy K.; McLennon, Tasmie S. NETWORK 1C Wehbeh, Jenine NETWORK 2A Gladney, Maxine; Lancaster, Elizabeth R.;...

It’s not free lunch; it’s a trap

Educators for Excellence (E4E) is making rounds at Chicago public schools offering lunch and a chance to join their organization. Be wary, CTU members.

In Memoriam

Lists of deceased members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) are provided to the Chicago Union Teacher by the office of the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund (CTPF) and are printed as received.

Contribute to Chicago Union Teacher magazine

Write to us Love? Hate? Agree? Disagree? Send Chicago Union Teacher your feedback, compliments and criticism. Send letters to the editor to leadership@ctulocal1.org or Chicago...