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Let the Board Bite It

Let the Board Bite It Chicago Button Museum
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CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION LET THE BOARD BITE IT ® (union bug) 638
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The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has a long history representing educators of Chicago. The union was established in 1937 when several competing teacher’s unions merged into one larger union, and its roots include the Chicago Teachers Foundation that was established in 1897 to represent the interest of women teachers. There have been four major strikes by the union, the most recent in 2012. Currently the union represents over 25,000 teachers and paraprofessionals working in the Chicago Public School system. 

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Chicago Teachers Union - Wikipedia. En.wikipedia.org. (2021). Retrieved 15 June 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_Teachers_Union.

CTU History | Chicago Teachers Union. Chicago Teachers Union. (2021). Retrieved 15 June 2021, from https://www.ctulocal1.org/about/history/.

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