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Document Number: 10478

One in Seven: Ranking Youth Disconnection in the 25 Largest Metro Areas - This brief ranks the country’s 25 largest metropolitan areas as well as the nation’s largest racial and ethnic groups in terms of youth disconnection (neither working nor in school). The report concludes with a set of recommendations for preventing youth disconnection, including moving beyond the “college-for-all” mantra to provide meaningful support and guidance both to young people aiming for a four-year bachelor’s degree and to those whose interests and career aspirations would be better served by relevant, high-quality career and technical education certificates and associate’s degrees. (Measure of America, September 2012)...


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At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
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