Teens pay for not having a job

Posted on July 05, 2009

Re “Job market bleak for youths,” June 28

Not having a summer job takes more than just money away from teens. Those who are priced out of the job market by high minimum wages are also deprived of the “invisible curriculum” that comes from learning how to report to a supervisor, show up on time and work with others as part of a team.

Kristen Lopez Eastlick

Washington