April 18, 2002

The Fund hosts second annual meeting

CHICAGO— The board of directors and management team of The Chicago Public Education Fund welcome investors to join us for The Fund’s second annual meeting at The Chicago Club, April 18, from 4 p.m to 6 p.m.

Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan will join us, as will management teams from each of The Fund’s portfolio programs. We will review the progress of our portfolio and provide an informative update on our work to date.

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As a venture capital fund for public education, The Chicago Public Education Fund is an unprecedented catalyst for improving school leadership and student achievement system wide. Launched by a group of corporate and civic leaders, The Fund brings private sector dollars and expertise to high-impact programs aligned with Chicago Public Schools priorities. Find out more at www.cpef.org.