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ERIC Number: ED020956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Dec
Pages: 44
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Reference Count: 0
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YOUTH IN NEW YORK CITY--OUT-OF-SCHOOL AND OUT-OF-WORK, A STUDY OF EMPLOYMENT AND EDUCATION OF TEENAGERS AND YOUNG ADULTS. REPORT.
KOVAL, MARY; VOGEL, ANITA S.
PRESENTED AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE NEW YORK CITY LABOR MARKET ARE FACTS ABOUT THE NUMBER OF YOUTHS IN THE 16- TO 24-YEAR-OLD AGE GROUP WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED AND NOT IN SCHOOL AND ABOUT THE SCHOOL ATTAINMENT OF NEW YORK CITY YOUTH. A COMPARISON OF THE SCHOOL ATTAINMENT AND EMPLOYMENT STATUS OF WHITE AND NONWHITE YOUTH IS ALSO PROVIDED, AND PROJECTIONS ARE MADE ABOUT EMPLOYMENT IN THE FUTURE. IT WAS FOUND THAT AT LEAST 72,200 OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTHS HAVE JOB PROBLEMS. TEENAGERS AND SCHOOL DROPOUTS ARE MOST HEAVILY HIT BY UNEMPLOYMENT, ESPECIALLY NEGROES AND PUERTO RICANS. ALMOST HALF THE CITY'S YOUTH ENTERS THE JOB MARKET WITHOUT A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. NONWHITES SHOW A POORER RECORD THAN WHITES IN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, EMPLOYMENT RATES, AND JOB LEVELS. A RISING YOUTH POPULATION AND A DECREASING LABOR MARKET FOR THE UNSKILLED AND UNDEREDUCATED POINTS TO FUTURE AGGRAVATION OF THIS PROBLEM. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $1.00 FROM THE NEW YORK CITY YOUTH BOARD, 79 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10016. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Youth Board, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)