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Why Do Fewer Teens Have Summer Jobs?

It’s the time of year many area teens start looking for summer jobs. Some, of course, work year-round. Others go to school in the summer months. But many seek out jobs either for disposable income, or to save for college, or for a car, or to provide support for their family. And yet, a recent […]

It’s the time of year many area teens start looking for summer jobs. Some, of course, work year-round. Others go to school in the summer months. But many seek out jobs either for disposable income, or to save for college, or for a car, or to provide support for their family.

And yet, a recent report indicates fewer teens are working in Houston. We discuss the report and welcome your suggestions for good summer jobs for Houston teens.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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