A California district implemented a robust career exploration model that begins with teaching students to deliver TED Talks — in kindergarten. “We were on the path to making all of our schools mandatory computer science — and that was me and my ineptitude, thinking that every kid would like that,” says David Miyashiro, superintendent of California’s Cajon Valley Union School District. “We learned quickly that’s for some kids, and not all kids.”
It was around that time that Miyashiro met Ed Hidalgo, then a senior director at wireless technology company Qualcomm.
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