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The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center (MET), opened in with a
mandate to design a ‘school for the 21st century’ that would impact the
community by producing skilled graduates, lifelong learners, and responsible
Students spend two days per week engaged in learning outside of the classroom
with a mentor, who is an expert in the students’ field of interest. Advisors meet
with students and mentors, to help students develop real-world projects and
build long-term personal relationships with their mentors—paving the way for
Students can develop deeper understanding by actually doing and making things
and applying their knowledge rather than just gathering information online.