Investing in Higher Education
Emanuel "Chris" Welch, Illinois State Representative, 7th District
Foster children doing well at school are at risk because of financial issues and tuition costs. In the mid 90's, Illinois had the highest rated higher education. Now we are at the lowest. The Bridge Program is a mentor program that helps to keep students being lost to the summer melt. We will change this state by investing in higher education.
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