Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

Congressman Bobby L. Rush And Illinois Delegation Send Letter To Secretary Rod Paige Urging Reconsideration Of Department Of Education's Decision To Cut Chicago Public Schools Tutoring Services

Dec 22, 2004
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.----  (December 22, 2004) Congressman Bobby L. Rush and fellow members of the Illinois Delegation announced today that they have forwarded a letter of request to Secretary Rod Paige in response to the Department of Educations decision to restrict Chicago Public Schools (CPS) from providing direct tutoring services to students.  Citing the negative impact it will have on approximately 80,000 students if the cuts are implemented mid-year, the Illinois Delegation also stressed the financial and double standard ramifications.  

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