Rally for school funding 

CPS officials, faith leaders discuss school funding.

March 02, 2010

Faith leaders joined Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman today at King High School, 4445 S. Drexel, in rally of support for school funding in Springfield, IL.


Last week CEO Huberman outlined steps the District is taking to cope with its financial challenges. Attendees at today’s press conference featured Huberman and CPS officials, as well as:


  • Shekeyesha Choice, Parent
  • Pastor Roosevelt Watkins, Bethelem Star
  • Pastor Chris Harris, Bright Star
  • Pastor Leonardo Gilbert, Sheldon Heights Christ
  • Pastor James Dukes, Liberation Church
  • Pastor Walter Turner, New Spiritual Light
  • Pastor Tyron, Crider Mt Calvary
  • Pastor Dwight Gunn, Heritage International
  • Pastor Steve Jones, Spirit Awakening
  • Pastor Larry Roberts, Trinity All Nations
  • Pastor Leon Finney, Metropolitan Apostolic Church
  • Pastor Charles Jenkins, Fellowship Church


Read more about the Chicago Public Schools projected FY2011 $900 million shortfall.



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