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Baker, Bobby R.

Baker, Bobby R.

Baker, Bobby R.

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Interview 168a : A 1965 graduate of Diboll High School, Bobby Baker tells interviewer Becky Donahoe of his career in public education as part of Donahoe's project of interviewing superintendents of Diboll Independent School District. Baker discusses his experiences as a life-long educator, including teaching, coaching, and administrating in East Texas public schools, including Lufkin, Diboll, Central, and Hemphill. Focusing on his Diboll years, Baker discusses a number of education subjects including student population growth as well as decline, capital improvements, campus relocation, working with school boards, evolving student population ethnicities, financial management, and standardized testing. Baker also shares biographical insight, including his Christian faith.