`Mom, Dad, I want a job.'

Saltzman, Amy
May 1993
U.S. News & World Report;5/17/93, Vol. 114 Issue 19, p68
Discusses high-school students who hold down jobs. Poorer grades, fewer extracurricular activities, and higher rate of drug use of students who work during the school year; Juggling act among school, work, and social life; Academic performance of students who work; Views on the value of work; Putting limits on hours of work; Laws governing students who work; Purchasing power; More.


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