Epoch Times: After-School Cuts Would Hit Hard
After-School Cuts Would Hit Hard
Programs slated for closure across city
By Zachary Stieber
May 25, 2012
Councilwoman Diana Reyna asks questions on Thursday at a Department of Youth and Community Development budget hearing. (Zachary Stieber/The Epoch Times)
NEW YORK—Parents quitting jobs. Latch-key kids. Increased crime. These are some of the more severe potential effects of proposed cuts to after-school programs, according to City Council members and advocates.