Date: Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:37 PM From: Lee Cary <lee.cary@att.net> To: rhuberman@cps.k12.il.us Cc: dporter@rmh.cci.

org ,clara.carrier@us.mcd.com, josephine.fazio@us.mcd.com, jsullivan@cps.k12.il.us, jennifer.smith@us.mcd.com Mr. Ron Huberman Chief Executive Officer Chicago Public Schools 125 South Clark Street Chicago, Illinois 60603 Mr. Huberman, I’m reporting a matter concerning the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), and the Save-A-Life Foundation (SALF). I noted the past relationship between CPS and RMHC in an article I wrote that is posted at http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/06/the savealife foundation story.html For school years 2004/05 and 2005/06, records indicate that CPS and RMHC engaged in a matching grant program in which SALF was contracted to provide first aid training to CPS students. During school years 2004/05, SALF was contracted to train 7,500 CPS students. During 2005/06, SALF was contracted to train an additional 10,000 CPS students. At a cost of $10 per student, SALF was to be awarded $75,000 for school year 2004/05, and $100,000 for school year 2005/06. That’s a total of $175,000 to train 17,500 students over those two school years. For the two-year program, your predecessor Arne Duncan personally signed off on three CPS payments to SALF totaling $49,000. RMHC paid SALF the balance - presumably a total of $126,000. ($175,000 minus $49,000 equals $126,000.) In response to a federal subpoena and to public records requests, the Chicago Board of Education’s legal department has produced records showing that from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2006, SALF, at best, provided training to less than 100 people - a number considerably short of 17,500. My question is this, sir: Do you think this matter should be investigated by CPS’s Office of the Inspector General? Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to your reply. I’m on deadline and would appreciate a response within a week - that is by Monday, June 21. If you require more time to respond, please so advise. Lee Cary Writer, Andrew Breitbart’s Big Journalism 972Lee.cary@att.net

cc: James M. Sullivan, Inspector General, CPS Martin J. Coyne, Jr., President & CEO, RMHC Josephine Fazio, Office of President & CEO, RMHC Jennifer Smith, Media Relations, RMHC Clara Carrier, Media Relations, RMHC

Sent via e-mail and faxed to 773-553-1501 (CPS, CEO) 773-534-9401 (CPS, OIG) and 630-6237488 (RMHC)

From: "Lee Cary" <lee.cary@att.net> To: <lhernandez9@cps.k12.il.us> Subject: CPS IG Query Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 08:45:29 -0500 Ms. Lydia Hernandez Office of the Inspector General, CPS Ms. Hernandez, Thank you for speaking with me this morning. If you would, please advise me when you can as to the disposition of the letter (copy attached as promised) sent to Ron Huberman as it moves through the I.G. process. Lee Cary, writer Andrew Breitbart's Big Government website

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