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ERIC Number: ED561775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Key Findings and Recommendations from the Coös Youth Study: Research from the First Half of the Study. Regional Issue Brief Number 41
Staunton, Michael S.; Jaffee, Eleanor M.
Carsey School of Public Policy
In this brief, authors Michael Staunton and Eleanor Jaffee review the key findings and recommendations from research conducted in the first half of the Coös Youth Study, which began in 2008 and is planned to continue through 2018. The study explores young people's decisions about their educational and job opportunities in rural northern New Hampshire and their plans to stay in their home region or move away. The authors discuss the highlights of these topics: youth aspirations and perceptions of regional opportunities, substance use and mental health, participation in extracurricular and out-of-school activities, youth retention and out-migration, and community attachment and school connectedness.
Carsey School of Public Policy. Huddleston Hall, 73 Main Street, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824. Tel: 603-862-2821; Fax: 603-862-3878. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF); New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund
Authoring Institution: University of New Hampshire, Carsey School of Public Policy
Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire
Grant or Contract Numbers: 1155797