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2012-08-10 23:03:20

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has granted THINK Global School its three-year initial accreditation. The decision allows THINK Global School to begin issuing WASC high school diplomas to its graduating classes at the completion of the 2013-14 academic year. (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 THINK Global School (TGS) has received its three-year initial accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). WASC, based in Northern California, is one of six...

2011-07-08 15:25:00

SAN ANTONIO, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Baccalaureate, a non-profit educational organization, will host its 2011 Conference of the Americas on July 21-24 at the Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter. The Conference of the Americas is a unique professional development experience that brings together school directors, coordinators, teachers, district and school board officials, and university and government representatives. The focus of this year's conference is "Service in...

2009-06-25 08:27:00

Hosted community to foster safe, authentic learning and interactions while strengthening worldwide learning community HERNDON, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Baccalaureate (IB) has selected ePals, Inc., to implement and manage a customized hosted learning community for IB students, educators, alumni, and other stakeholders. The innovative site will utilize safe and collaborative communication tools to create authentic learning experiences and interactions on a global scale....

2008-10-03 21:00:18

By Peter Simon The prestigious International Baccalaureate program, long established at Buffalo's City Honors School, has been launched at the Stanley Makowski Early Childhood Center, city school officials announced Thursday. Elements of the enhanced curriculum include instruction in Mandarin Chinese beginning in kindergarten, character education, pen pal correspondence with students in the Galapagos Islands and a focus on higher-level thinking and international perspectives. "We live in...

2008-09-20 12:00:45

By Neil Gonzales SAN MATEO -- Two magnet schools have gained international recognition to prepare their students early for higher education through a challenging college-readiness program. After retooling its curriculum and training staff, Sunnybrae Elementary has been certified to offer an International Baccalaureate program for primary students. "This was several years in the process and took a tremendous amount of effort from the Sunnybrae community," Joan Rosas, assistant...

2008-08-27 18:00:47

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer The second graduating class of the county's two International Baccalaureate Programmes pulled in high marks on several of their exams this year compared to worldwide scores, the school system announced last week. The announcement capped a successful second year for the program, whose first graduates last year also earned impressive scores. "This is huge," said Mary Austin, the new coordinator of the county's IB program. IB students at Old Mill had...

2008-08-25 21:00:29

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer The second graduating class of the county's two International Baccalaureate Programmes pulled in high marks on several of their exams this year compared to worldwide scores, the school system announced this week. The announcement capped a successful second year for the program, whose first graduates last year also earned impressive scores. "This is huge," said Mary Austin, the new coordinator of the county's IB program. IB students at Annapolis...

2008-07-16 18:00:13

Sun Microsystems strengthened its presence in the educational sector when the SABIS School Network acquired the Sun Ray ultra- thin client based solution to outfit it in the examination halls of its schools. So far, the deployment covered 1400 seats across four campuses of the International Schools of Choueifat, which are part of the SABIS School Network. SABIS is an international, college-preparatory education system currently implemented in 50 schools in 15 countries, serving 40,000...

2008-07-08 21:00:26

By LINDA HALL By LINDA HALL Staff Writer WOOSTER -- They blended in at their high school graduations. On the one hand, they were part of the senior classes at their home schools, on the other, they were part of a demanding curriculum in a separate academy that is recruiting a new group of students to take their places. This spring, the first group of seniors completed the two-year college prep course of study approved by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva. An...


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