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Youth Employment

The Takeaway

What’s in Store for a Generation of Unemployed Youth?

Monday, October 27, 2014

Young Americans haven't fared well in the wake of the financial crisis, with unemployment rates double the national average, but overseas the figures are much more daunting.

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Schoolbook

How Paid Work Keeps Students in School

Monday, March 03, 2014

It may be walking the beat as a auxiliary police officer, or working at a car dealership. Some students find working in "real" jobs that interest them, and getting paid, makes high school worthwhile.

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Schoolbook

It's OK to Open that Fire Hydrant... But Just a Little Bit

Friday, August 02, 2013

In a hot summer day, for those far from the beach, or a lake, there is always the fire hydrant. But open hydrants waste water and make it hard for firefighters to do their jobs. That's why the city is trying to get more people to take advantage of a safer alternative that allows them to open hydrants just a little.

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WNYC News

City Projects Fewer Jobs for Summer Youth Program

Monday, July 30, 2012

About 30,000 young New Yorkers are working their summer jobs through the city's youth employment program. But, due to budget cuts, that's the lowest number of job-placements in more than five years, and the future outlook for summer job prospects isn’t much better. The city is already projecting a scaled-down program next summer.

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The Takeaway

Young Americans See Uptick in Hiring

Friday, December 02, 2011

After four years of economic downturns, there's finally some good news: in the past 3 months, 650,000 workers aged 16 to 24 have found jobs. This age group, dubbed by some as "the lost generation," have been hit hardest by these ongoing problems: in 2010, only 16.9 million of them were employed.

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