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Published October 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Idle Youth


In this March 14, 2013, file photo, a crowd of job seekers attends a health care job fair in New York. Almost 6 million young people, ages 16 to 24, are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, by The Opportunity Nation coalition. The study also finds that 49 states have seen an increase in the number of families living in poverty and 45 states have seen household median incomes fall in the last year. The dour report underscores the challenges young adults face now and foretell challenges they are likely to face as they get older. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Read the article: Study: 15 percent of US youth out of school, work