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“Today everybody is told they have to go to college, they have to get a degree. But I think it’s important that we get the word out that you can support a family, you can make a living in manufacturing without that four-year degree.

The Detroit News – ‘Skilled Trades Would Get 75% Boost in Snyder Budget’

“What we’re seeing from employers is they want people who have actual skills, who have work experience, who can demonstrate they can actually do something. We think that vocational programs should not be an alternative track for the non-college bound — it should be a track for everybody.

Lisa Katz – ‘Experts: Apprenticeship Degree Can Land In-Demand Job’