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Double Charged: Does paying back victims cost kids their futures?
Sep 19, 2014
Why some argue that too-high restitution fees hurt both victims and defenders.
Double Charged: Teens on house arrest on GPS
May 8, 2014
GPS monitors are cheaper than juvenile detention, but they come with other costs.
For youth, some truly odd jobs at DNC
Sep 4, 2012
Youth Radio sets out to find some of the highest- and lowest-paying gigs for young people at the Democratic National Convention.
Young workers seek new paths to jobs
Aug 23, 2012
With the youth unemployment rate at double the national average, many young workers are finding that the path they thought would lead to a career -- go to college, work hard, land a job -- may not be for them.
Program gives youth a boost in business world
Jul 20, 2012
A program called Year Up provides classroom training and internships to high school graduates or those with a GED who otherwise have a hard time breaking into the world of high-tech.