Posts Tagged Youth

Young People Put Off Joining Workforce in Virginia


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Young people are increasingly delaying their entry into the workforce, a trend that could have drastic consequences for what happens when they do finally get that first job. Michael Pope is digging into the numbers.

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Five Billion Dollar Proposal to Tackle Largest Youth Incarceration Rate in World


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Many young people are disconnected from school and work, a situation that some say can lead to a life of crime and prison. In Virginia Beach, for example, 20 percent of blacks age 16 to 24 are not in school and have no job. Now one Virginia congressman has a very expensive solution. Michael Pope has the story from Capitol Hill.

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