EdMedia Commons Archive

Summer Job Shortage Tough on Teens

The Great Recession might technically be over but I bet you could find some teens in your town who disagree. I’ve met plenty of high schoolers who rely on their summer earnings to keep them going during the rest of the year … for some of them it’s their gas money, back-to-school wardrobe and even helps with the college application/search costs. 

This post originally appeared on EWA’s now-defunct online community, EdMedia Commons. Old content from EMC will appear in the Ed Beat archives.