Document Number: 10537Youth and Work: Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity - In this KIDS COUNT policy report, the authors find that nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor in the workforce. With employment among young people at its lowest levels since the 1950s, these youth are veering toward chronic unemployment as adults and failing to gain the skills employers need in the 21st century. In addition to new national and state data on the issue, the report offers recommendations to support youth in gaining a stronger foothold in the economy. (Annie E. Casey Foundation, Dec 2012) ...
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