Youth disconnection http://michiganradio.org en Study: Metro Detroit has nation's third-highest rate of "youth disconnection" http://michiganradio.org/post/study-metro-detroit-has-nations-third-highest-rate-youth-disconnection <p>A new report says Metro Detroit has a serious problem with “disconnected” youth.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.measureofamerica.org/one-in-seven">Measure of America study</a> shows 17%, or more than 85,000, of the region’s 16-to-24-year olds aren’t working or in school.</p><p>Using that definition of “disconnection,” the study looked at census data from the nation’s 25 biggest metro areas. Metro Detroit had the third-highest rate of youth disconnection.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 23:45:16 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 9083 at http://michiganradio.org