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Fishing Village Youth Get Hooked on Life Skills

Talking with high schoolers about lobster licenses and small engine repair is not among the formal strategies for fundamentally changing how a community gets its young people ready for life.
Information Update
February 16, 2012

 But that is among the tactics employed by Deer Isle, Maine, after it got jolted by revelations that many of its youth were underachieving in school and underprepared for adulthood. Read a new case study about how this rural coastal community implements Ready by 21 strategies on a low budget, and generates immediate community support while making plans for long-term changes.