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In an experiment backed by the federal government, Northeastern University and General Electric are offering a new manufacturing degree program to be taught primarily at the company’s work sites. Students will take online courses through the university, undergo training at a GE plant and earn a bachelor’s degree within three years.
The biggest twist: For the first time, students who enroll in that kind of partnership will be eligible for federal financial aid.
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