The Value of Work & Chronic Absenteeism

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Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, in his book "The Vanishing American Adult," says young people should know the value of labor. So, is your kid working a summer job like you probably did? The U.S. Department of Labor says 20% fewer teens are working this summer than did two decades ago. I'm Mike McIntyre. Join me Monday morning at 9 for the Sound of Ideas as we talk about the value of work and where teens can find help wanted.

Guests: 

-Rick Cibik, Owner, Dairy Island

-Weldon Maples, Guest Operations Manager, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

-Anthony Raffin, Senior, St. Edward High School

-Amelia Brady, Incoming Sophomore, American University, Graduate of Magnificat High School

-Patrick O’Donnell, Education Reporter, The Plain Dealer

-Lorri Hobson, Director of Attendance, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

-Hedy Chang, Executive Director, Attendance Work

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