Teens haven't returned to the workforce after being pushed out by the recession a decade ago.
Fierce competition for university spots has led to an increase in "cram schools."
Many young people are struggling to find jobs now that school is out for summer. The usual seasonal employment is being filled by older workers so what are teenagers to do to earn income?
We asked you to tell us about your best and worst summer jobs. Read some of the stories, including that of 15-year-old Delaney Stokes, who just scored her first summer job.