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Kids and Careers: How Families Can Help Youth Succeed

One way to help children make decisions is by giving good, solid information. This brochure offers some ideas and websites that your child may find useful when deciding on a direction in life. Studies show that a clear goal and a plan to reach it keeps kids more motivated and less likely to drop out of school - and a high school diploma is needed for almost every job. That diploma can add nearly half a million dollars to earnings over a lifetime.

Additional Information

Read an article in the Illinois Labor Market Review on Kids and Careers.