Logan High expected to add high-tech makerspace equipment

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As industry adapts to rapidly advancing technology, so do the schools that produce its future employees, entrepreneurs and business owners.

Creating makerspaces, versatile environments where students can create anything their heart desires, is becoming a powerful tool in education. Now that Logan High School’s years-long construction and redesign process is nearly complete, a former cafeteria has transformed into a large, open room that is waiting to be filled.

By the end of the month, Logan City School District is expected to make the final vote on the purchase of $314,000 in makerspace equipment, including a $61,000 laser cutter, a $60,000 3D printer, a 3D scanning system, software and training.

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