“You need to finish school,” parents often tell their children. Sometimes it feels like those words go in one ear and out the other.
According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, 28 percent of Kentucky’s high school graduates go directly to work. Six months later, 10 percent of those are unemployed.
To combat this trend, a 4-H exercise called “Reality Store” aims to give students the tools to help them make informed decisions about their future.