The city and California-based Eon Reality each contributed $1.5 million to create the Duncanville Entrepreneurial School in the city’s former public library on West Wheatland Road.


« One of our goals, our pillars, is to become the virtual reality capital of the country, » City Council member Cliff Boyd said. « Virtual reality is an absolute footprint on all future development — of education, industry training and product development. »

The school is free for 20 accepted students, and the first group started May 1. Classes are conducted five evenings a week in a lab where students can use 3D monitors. When students aren’t in class, they can use the facility to work on the company’s projects and build their portfolios.

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