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1   Link   Success in the New Economy Video
The "Success in the New Economy" video was developed to "help a broader audience begin to understand preparation today for tomorrow's labor market realities." The video presents a compelling case for students to explore career choices early and to consider technical skill acquisition through real-world application and academics (career technical programs) in tandem with a classic education.
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2   Link   Operating Engineers Local 324 Training Fund
The Operating Engineers Local 324 Journeyman & Apprentice Training Fund website
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3   Link   DOL News Briefs
A link to the online newsletter published by the U.S. Dept. of Labor. These News Briefs often include info related to apprenticeship and career/tech ed training.
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4   Link   Michigan Prosperity Regions Talent Map
An interactive web-based tool for workforce, economic development, and education/training stakeholders to connect, collaborate, and create to better serve Michigan employers.
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Apprenticeship Trivia

In Elizabethan England, the Apprenticeship system became more regulated via the 1563 Statute of Artificers, which set out terms and conditions for training (including a duration of seven years and the master/apprentice relationship). That Statute, which continued in force across England until 1813, also made it illegal to practice a craft unless one was a Master or Apprenticed to one.