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Chicago Union Teacher

The Chicago Union Teacher magazine is the official publication of the Chicago Teachers Union. The Union publishes it eight times a year (three times a year in print).
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Our educators, our students and our communities deserve safety; Fair Tax; We need COVID testing, not standardized testing; Message sent:
Back to School: Fighting for a safe and equitable reopening; Ten years of summer organizing; Poll: Black & Brown families
COVID-19 info center | Cleanliness survey | Common good in crisis | Saving Harper High
2020 legislative agenda | Special ed contract wins | Confronting white nationalism | Why SBB and SQRP must go
Sanctuary, housing and class size in the contract | City Hall walking the talk | What it means to be
What's in our TA and tools for enforcement | Changing the face of nursing in CPS | Students speak out
Know your bargaining team; The strike that brought teachers unions back from the dead; Watching “When They See Us” with
In This Issue: Gains made in Springfield, but equity agenda blocked; Fighting for our special ed students; As school year
Bargaining hard, but strike ready | Biographical material of candidates for union office | Standing up to standardized tests...
CTU 6 sets up wins | Bill to restore bargaining rights passes House | Lincoln Yards…
CTU endorsements matter; your vote matters | CICS educators win historic nine-day strike | Where do the leading mayoral candidates
We will not settle for less | CICS teachers moving toward strike | CICS bargaining update | Chicago students deserve
When we fight, we win! | A fair contract for charter PSRPs | What is a school without its heart?
Oct. 2018 print cover
Room to grow | It’s not free lunch; it’s a trap | Parking woes persistence pays off | Speak the
Cover of the September 2018 Chicago Union Teacher
Sustainable Community Schools | CTU Summer; Dare to Build | Revisiting the Schools Chicago’s Children Deserve | Creating a Different
Winning justice for every Chicago public school educator | Charter school operators fail to prioritize students and school staff in
The PPLC as our elected school board | CTU members honored at Coalition of Labor Union Women event | The
In this issue: Giving trans students the support they need; Black Lives Matter at Schools Week recap; The people,united |
Honest questions deserve honest answers; We are leaders in the movement | President’s Message; What #MeToo means in CPS; My
Breaking down barriers; Let’s fight together; Winds of change; Motivation behind the merger; CTU-ChiACTS unification F.A.Q. 2.0; Chicago Teachers Union
PSRPs: The backbone of our union | Parents and teachers come together to protect students and remove an abusive principal
Stronger together! | Educators—whether CTU members or charter teachers—share the same challenges no matter where we teach. Our collective power
Every Chicago Public School Is My School | In their State of the Union address, CTU officers outline plans for

CTU Speaks! Podcast

Our podcast, CTU Speaks! is hosted by Andrea Parker and Jim Staros. We’ll chat about our union, enforcing our contract, and our fight for the schools our students and educators deserve.

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