A school district administrator's extracurricular foreign recruiting prompts investigations in two countries On a March day in 1998, scores of hopeful Filipino teachers filled a meeting room of the elegant Peninsula Hotel in the financial district of Manila. Most were from top universities in the Philippines, and many were already teaching somewhere in that country. They'd come to this meeting after seeing advertisements at their universities or hearing from friends that a recruiter from the San Francisco Unified School District was in town. She was looking to hire teachers, and those assembled were interested in jobs in... More >>>