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GIS and K12 Education

Educators, students, and education institutions are all using GIS technology to explore questions both within their community and in a global context. GIS is an increasingly common sight on school curricula, and school administrators are using GIS for facility management, vehicle routing, district boundary mapping, and safety preparedness. GIS has great potential in the diverse aspects of education.

Following are recent examples of how GIS is integrated into various aspects of the field of K12 Education:

Map of Kansas library patrons

Map of Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library patrons.


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