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Disconnected Youth: Out of School and Out of Work in Rural America

About 20 percent of young people in extremely rural areas — those like Worcester County with no cities larger than 10,000 people — were jobless and not in school, on average, over a five-year period, from 2010 to 2014, Measure of America said in a March report. —  The Huffington Post April 27, 2017

Young and out of work? Dallas job fair targets unemployed 16- to 24-year-olds

A March report on "youth disconnection" in the U.S. estimated there are 109,000 young men and women in North Texas who could be classified as "opportunity youth," one of the highest levels in the country. —  Dallas News April 18, 2017