One of our goals at Fab Lab Connect is to make Fab Labs accessible to children, as we believe they are an fabulous tool to prepare kids to tomorrow’s world. So every time we see an step in the right direction, we are happy to share it with the world. So, here is an article from the Wisconsin State Journal…
The Waunakee and Stoughton school districts are among 21 districts around Wisconsin that are being awarded grants to establish or expand local fabrication laboratory facilities.
Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced this week nearly $500,000 in grants for the Fab Labs that are high-technology workshops equipped with computer-controlled manufacturing components such as 3D printers, laser engravers, computer numerical control routers and plasma cutters. The labs are used by students but can also be used by community members.
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