• About
  • Press
  • Topics
  • Contact

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.
  • Choose a school year volume

The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve 2.0

This 2018 update to CTU’s 2012 report provides a counter-narrative to the corporate agenda on education and highlights the role of CTU’s campaigns, including for contracts, in fighting it.

Read the Report

No. 6 | April 2016
Letters: Union Strong Retirees; A PSRP Poem: “We Don’t Sleep”; Pension Fund Issues; Another Contract Victory: Bill Hannah Made Whole;
Read more.
No. 5 | February 2016
Contract Wars: The CTU Strikes Back; Negotiations Continue After Mass March for Fair Contract; Wearing Retirement Well; CTU Wins Back
Read more.
No. 4 | January 2016
Teaching Laquan McDonald in Context; CTPF Challenges Investment Bank Practices; 20th Day Layoffs Victories; Counselor at Clemente HS; Student Activism;
Read more.
No. 3 | Nov-Dec 2015
CPS Breaks Caseload Law, and Now It Has to Pay; Walk-Ins at Your School; Zombie Board of Dead-ucation; Fruit from
Read more.
No. 2 | October 2015
Professional Personnel Leadership Committees; Rehiring Guidelines; Suspension Risk in Schools Serving Most Vulnerable; Empowering Students in Police Interactions; Use Recertification
Read more.
No. 1 | September 2015
Teacher Wins Excellence in Science Award; Save Dyett; Union Summer; Contract Enforcement; Our District; Forrest Claypool; Budget; Teacher Vacancies; Broke
Read more.

The Schools Chicago’s Students Deserve 2.0

This 2018 update to CTU’s 2012 report provides a counter-narrative to the corporate agenda on education and highlights the role of CTU’s campaigns, including for contracts, in fighting it.

Read the Report