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Anaheim Union superintendent aims to serve all students
Anaheim Union superintendent aims to serve all students

When community leaders gathered to welcome Michael Matsuda, the new superintendent decided to share the moment — and the limelight — with one of his students. Abby Carreon, a 17-year-old homeless student who was beginning her senior year at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, shyly made her way to the microphone after Matsuda explained that the girl religiously made a 90-minute bus ride to get to class each day. Matsuda, who took over as the Anaheim Union High School District's top educator last spring and began his first full year on the job this fall, had made sure the girl's father, mother and older sister were in the audience. "We cannot forget that for...

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