“Disconnected youth,” are young people ages 16 to 24 who are neither working or in school. About 1 in 10 of Maryland youth is considered disconnected, according to staff from the Governor’s Office for Children. Also referred to as “opportunity youth” because of their potential value to the economy, the Governor’s Office for Children announced […]
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett recently discussed connecting youth to opportunity at an event where a study on improving opportunity in Montgomery County was presented.
Connecting our Latino youth to opportunities Spanish version Our Latino students are not only the future, but also the present. They are the second largest student group in Montgomery County Public Schools (27.4%), and they represent the highest percentage in Kindergarten (30.7%). Along with African American students, Latino students face many challenges. The academic gap between […]