Expanding opportunities for youth still in school to work during the summer provide youth not only a wage, but a chance to learn social and soft skills that are valuable in both school and the workforce, such as self-efficacy and impulse control.

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State Education Agencies Playbook

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116th Congress Legislative Priorities

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Summer Opportunities: A Research Agenda

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