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Homewood School Board Approves SmartLab HQ

Written by Bill Laurienti

Congratulations to Hart School in Illinois’ Homewood District 153 as their Board just approved a brand new SmartLab HQ.

Board President Shelley Marks said,I’ve never been so excited about anything we’ve ever decided to do. It offers a whole new level of engagement.”

To evaluate this investment, a district delegation visited several SmartLab HQs in the Chicago area.

Marks said District 153 representatives were very impressed by how students “took responsibility for learning” through collaboration, communication and coding—all skills typically used in the workplace.

Learn more about the District 153 approval

Bill Laurienti

Bill Laurienti is a Content Marketing Specialist at Creative Learning Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education (English) from Colorado Mesa University and a Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching from the University of California's Rossier School of Education. Bill came to CLS after 10 years in the secondary classroom. He believes SmartLabs are important tools for engaging unengaged students and helping them access careers they might not otherwise have imagined.

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