Number of high-school students with jobs hits 20-year low
The Washington Times
Thursday, May 24, 2012
If that is not enough to make you cringe, read the following piece that has comprised a YOUTH MISERY INDEX. It is very revealing indeed.
At no point in recent history has life been harder for America’s young people. The Youth Misery Index adds together youth unemployment, average graduating student debt (in thousands), and national debt per capita (in thousands).
Youth unemployment is at 17.4 percent—one of the highest levels since World War II.