The cost of youth unemployment

Apr 4, 2019
There are about 4.5 million young adults in their late teens and early 20s who are neither in school nor working.
Ricco Williams of Euclid, Ohio, never finished high school, but recently enrolled in a free tutoring program to prepare for the GED exam.
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