Young Oregonians choose between work, school

Young Oregonians choose between work, school

Young Oregonians are seeing downsides to both going to school and getting a job, as a new study shows that high unemployment is driving many to attend college.

Josh Lehner with Oregon's Office of Economic Analysis says getting a degree can boost long-term earning potential.

But Lehner says surveys he's seen from employers show they're reluctant to hire young college-educated people with little work experience.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.