B.E.S.T. puts voice behind budget reform

May 19, 2010 Full story: News-Sun

Why is the state of Illinois broke? For the usual reason: It spends more than it takes in.

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"Voices and other groups are pushing for budget reform and priorities based on data from research that shows investing in early childhood education and after-school programs makes good fiscal sense. Every $1 invested in early childhood education nets a $16 return, Ryg said. Every $1 invested in after-school programs returns $7."

A child's education cannot be put off until the economy improves.

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