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Chicago Union Teacher

The Chicago Union Teacher is published eight times a year (three times a year in print). The Chicago Union Teacher is the official publication of the Chicago Teachers Union, which is the exclusive bargaining agent for teachers, counselors, librarians, clinicians and paraprofessional and school-related personnel in the Chicago Public Schools—both district-run schools and unionized charter schools.
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May 22 Rally: Keeping the Promise

Come together with your fellow educators on Wednesday, May 22. The new faces in City Hall need to see that we stand united for our rights, our dignity, our students and their families.

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May 2019
Bargaining hard, but strike ready | Biographical material of candidates for union office | Standing up to standardized tests...
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March/April 2019
CTU 6 sets up wins | Bill to restore bargaining rights passes House | Lincoln Yards…
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February 2019
CTU endorsements matter; your vote matters | CICS educators win historic nine-day strike | Where do the leading mayoral candidates
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January 2019
We will not settle for less | CICS teachers moving toward strike | CICS bargaining update | Chicago students deserve
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November-December 2018
When we fight, we win! | A fair contract for charter PSRPs | What is a school without its heart?
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Oct. 2018 print cover
October 2018
Room to grow | It’s not free lunch; it’s a trap | Parking woes persistence pays off | Speak the
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Cover of the September 2018 Chicago Union Teacher
September 2018
Sustainable Community Schools | CTU Summer; Dare to Build | Revisiting the Schools Chicago’s Children Deserve | Creating a Different
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Fighting for Fair Contracts

CTU is fighting for quality pay and benefits (including health care), full staffing in our schools, smaller class sizes and justice for students and families. Get updates and resources for our contract fights here.

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