Strategic Planning and Furthering Excellence, 1983 Page from important U.S. Dept. of Education funded project “Strategic Planning and Furthering Excellence, in Millard, Nebraska Public Schools”, by Shirley McCune, Midcontinent Regional Educational Laboratory, Materials Prepared for the Millard Public Schools Board of Education, July 1983. Content taken directly from John Naisbitt’s “Megatrends” to be used as pilot project for the nation. Draft Materials—Not for General Distribution. Calls for incredible shifts in American culture, politics and economics, amongst which are: move from a representative democracy to a participatory democracy; move from family as basic unit to individual as basic unit; move from machismo society to androgynous society; move from left vs. right to a politics of the radical center..”
Over the past ten years, the Trend Report has developed an analysis of the basic restructuring of America. The following list identifies basic shifts which are part of this restructuring. The “FROM” column identifies where we have been and the “TO” column identifies where we are going.