The more education a teen receives, the less likely they will be unemployed

The 2010 average unemployment rate for young high school dropouts was 14.9 percent - compared to 10.3 percent for young high school graduates, 7.0 percent for those who had completed one to three years of postsecondary education, and 4.7 percent for those with a four year college degree.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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