ArticleReform or newform? The future of public education through the eyes of an International Polytechnic High SchoolBaker, Frederick J.Much has been written over the past decade regarding public school reform. One university, Cal Poly Pomona, has responded by supporting a unique highschool on its campus. The Los Angeles County International Polytechnic HighSchool prepares graduates t . . .
ArticleBaker, Frederick J.Teachers currently find themselves adrift in a seemingly endless sea of school reform literature and policies. Moreover, the often acrimonious, and increasingly politicized public debates about educational issues (phonics versus whole language, immers . . .
ArticleExpanding the boundaries of education through international student teaching: from California to MexicoBaker, Frederick J.“I wouldn’t hire someone based on one quarter’s student teaching experience. I want to look at them for a longer period of time. Going overseas to teach is an artificial situation. How is that going to help you handle a classroom in California?”“Trave . . .