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November 30, 2019

Schools must steer away from 'one size fits all' approach

The late business guru, Russell Ackoff, famously said, “It’s better to do the right thing wrong than the wrong thing right.”

At a time when many districts seem to be focused on doing the wrong thing right by working to raise test scores to the exclusion of anything else, we’re taking a different approach at Anaheim Union High School District — building a bridge to the future so that students can achieve their unique potential based on their passions and talents. We called it the “Unlimited You.”

Michael Matsuda

We live in a time when economists predict some 65 percent of the jobs that current K-12 students will hold haven’t yet been invented. Locally, economist Wallace Walrod of the Orange County Business Council has warned that Orange County will need to better prepare a pipeline of talent to backfill over 100,000 white collar jobs lost to retirement with what he calls “new collar” jobs.

Schools must steer away from 'one size fits all' approach

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