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PBS' MetroFocus Features High School's Learning Collaboratory

"How Libraries Are Getting Students Ready for the Real World"

The days of school libraries being a place for only books and getting shushed are a thing of the past, at least in some school districts. Baldwin High School on Long Island is among them, transforming its traditional library space into a collaborative hub outfitted with 21st century tech. Dubbed the “Learning Collaboratory,” the district’s goal is to better prepare students for life after high school and the real world of work, a concept Baldwin has pioneered with its specialized school-to-career Academic Academies program. 

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