Opportunity Index 2012

How does your state or county measure up in terms of opportunity? Have things improved since last year? Take a look at the second annual Opportunity Index 2012, with rankings by state and county. Read more. 

Youth Disconnection Rampant In 25 Largest Metro Areas, Black Teens Impacted Most: What Is It?

September 14, 2012Huffington Post

‘Disconnected’ Youth Costing $93.7 Billion Annually

September 16, 2012Education Week

Detroit Third in U.S. for Disconnected Youths

September 13, 2012WHTC

Dismal News: Metro Detroit Ranks 3rd in Nation With “Disconnected Youths”

September 13, 2012 — Deadline Detroit

Twin Cities Youth Rank High in Education, Employment

September 13, 2012Minnesota Public Radio

Number of Youths Living on the Margins is Growing

September 14, 2012EdSource

Study: Metro Detroit Has Nation’s Third-Highest Rate of “Youth Disconnection”

September 13, 2012Michigan Radio

The Tragic Geography of Disconnected Youth

September 14, 2012The Atlantic Cities

Census: Middle Class Shrinks to an All-Time Low

September 12, 2012The Washington Post