Working a lot in high school can short-change students’ future
April 11, 2011
High school students who work more than 15 hours a week during the school year may be short-changing their futures, risking long-term education and health.
New research from the University of Michigan, tracking young adults through their 20s nationwide, suggests that long hours at a job during 12th grade contribute to lower rates of college completion and may heighten the risk of chronic cigarette use. (more…)