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SAVE AMES press conference today at 9:45



media advisory:
Feb. 26, 2014
for more information, Joanna Brown, 773-744-1655, Leticia Barrera,773-727-9941
  • What:  SAVE AMES press conference with County Commissioner Edwin Reyes
    • When:  9:45 am, Weds., Feb. 26
    • Where:  Chicago Public Schools, 125 S. Clark St., first floor in the hallway
    • Who:    Ames LSC V. President Delia Bonilla
    •              Ames area County Commissioner Edwin Reyes
    •              Ames students: Jasmine Marchan and Alondra Moreno
    •              Ames parent Elvis Marchan
    • Why:     The SAVE AMES committee will be asking the CPS Board totake no action, and particularly sign no contracts that would bind CPS to convert Ames to a military school until after the March 18 primary, when voters in 8 precincts around Ames will vote on a advisory referendum on whether to convert Ames or keep it as as a neighborhood school; and to listen to the wishes of the voters onMarch 18.
    Signed letters to that effect from Ames-area elected officials State Senator William Delgado (chair of Senate Education Committee), County Commissioner Edwin Reyes (8th) and 1st ward Alderman Proco Joe Moreno, will be submitted to the Board of Education.

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