- Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 09:57 AM
Many at-risk children never make it out of violent and impoverished neighborhoods. After school programs like Teen REACH were created to educate children and keep them out of trouble.
Unfortunately, Governor Bruce Rauner seems to believe Teen REACH is a non-essential program. He recently eliminated the funding for the rest of this state budget year. He then eliminates it altogether in the next state budget.
Both moves are mistakes.