The report went on to say that only about 50 percent of American teens and young adults held jobs in 2011, with the employment rate for teens aged 16 to 19 falling 42 percent over the last decade.
Of those without school or work, 1.4 million are young parents who can "perpetuate an intergenerational cycle of poverty" as they continue to fail to find work. PressTV
- U.S. is Only Developed County where Younger Generation will Receive Less Education than their Parents - (All Gov.)
The expectation that young Americans will always be better educated and more successful than their parents is no longer true.