ANN ARBOR (WWJ) – Is it good for high school kids to have a job? If so, how many hours a week should they work?

A brand new University of Michigan study says having a job during high school, in general, is good for kids. But, they say the students should try to keep their work hours under 15 a week, on average.

The U of M study says students who work more than 15 hours a week during high school have lower rates of college completion and they seem to get hooked on cigarettes more, too.

The study appears in the March issue of Developmental Psychology.

  1. Richard Robb says:

    Well Dugh! I just hope that too much money was not spent on a this study.
    It’s as plain as the nose on your face!

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