Instead of Taking Your Kids to Work, Bring Work to Kids

Instead of letting kids stare over adult shoulders, is there something more that could be done to guide children to careers? Marketwatch columnist and economist Diana Furchtgott-Roth discusses on the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.

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