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04 February 2011

Demanding after-school jobs lead to problems

Among high school students, working more than 20 hours a week during the school year can lead to academic and behaviour problems.

Many teens work part-time during the school year, and in the current economic climate, more youths may take jobs to help out with family finances. But caution is advised: Among high school students, working more than 20 hours a week during the school year can lead to academic and behaviour problems.

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