Education officials say schools need reshaped for the future reports Watson spoke on Friday to a group of about 100 educators in Wichita. Earlier this year he and deputy commissioner Brad Neuenswander held discussions across the state to find out what residents want from their education system. Most said students need non-academic skills such as conscientiousness, persistence, teamwork, emotional stability and work ethic. Business leaders said personality traits and soft skills are more important for success than academic knowledge. — Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle,]]>