TODAY   |  October 21, 2013

6 million youth are out of work and school

According to a report from “Opportunity Nation,” roughly 15% of Americans age 16-24 are neither in school nor working. This increase in idle youth is more likely to become an “economic drain” on their communities later in life.

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>>> the united states are neither in school or working. that's 15% of those aged 16 to 24. according to a report released from opportunity nation, idol use or missing an opportunity to build skills they'll need in life. they arele less likely to obtain higher salaries and more likely to be an economic drain on their communities.