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GlobalFoundries to work with schools on high-tech training

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GlobalFoundries will be part of a new state program to give high school students college-level training for high-skill jobs, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday. GlobalFoundries, which has built a massive computer chip plant in Saratoga County that employs 2,100 people, will be working with local schools to train high school students for both manufacturing and clean technologies jobs, according to Cuomo’s office. Across the state, such other businesses as IBM, Bombardier and Lockheed Martin ...

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August 29, 2013
9:56 a.m.

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This is a great idea. They can use the model General Electric used for close to 50 years at Mont Pleasant High School with the "Technical Program". It was the GE Apprenticeship Program. You could graduate with an Electrical Technical or Mechanical Technical Diploma. Students in the 30's right through to the 70's were accepted into the GE Apprenticeship Program. Glad to see Global following into their footsteps.