Teachers at two charter schools in Roxbury are joining the Boston Teacher’s Union. It’s the first time the union, which is an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, will have charter school staff in their ranks.

Officials with BTU say City on a Hill staff from the Circuit Street and Dudley Square schools reached out to them over the summer to discuss their concerns.

“After years of decisions that affect teachers and students at City on a Hill being made without teachers’ input, we need a union to ensure our voices are heard,” City on a Hill Circuit Street history teacher Donald “Max” McCullough III said in a written statement.

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