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News from the Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff

Sisters and brothers in the Chicago Teachers Union-Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff (CTU-ACTS) division have been working hard for many months and through the summer to counteract the downward pressure on the teaching profession imposed by the privatization and austerity politics of our mayor and governor. These members have previously notched some formidable wins amongst their 10 current contracts, including an enforceable class size cap of 23 at one school and beating merit pay.

The Chicago High School for the Arts teachers vote to unionize

CHICAGO—Today, academic teachers and paraprofessionals from The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) voted to join the Chicago Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff, the charter school local that has recently merged with the Chicago Teachers Union. Educators...

School-by-school results of Constitutional vote

As announced earlier, both questions on the ballots cast for proposed changes to the CTU Constitution Thursday, January 25 through Monday, January 29 passed by a wide margin. Download school-by-school results. View the changes to the CTU Constitution that were...