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International Baccalaureate Education

Founded by the International Schools Association (ISA), the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma is a rigorous college-preparatory program of study created for academically advanced students. The program first began in 1964 in Switzerland, and is designed for students to critically examine six major areas of knowledge in depth, as well as how the subjects relate: mathematics and computer science, arts, individuals and societies, language, experimental sciences, and a second language. Writing is emphasized across the curriculum, and IB students complete written assignments and research papers in all classes, including math and science. Beyond knowledge of content, the program aims to develop globally conscious, socially aware, and service-oriented students. The IB curriculum is taught uniformly throughout the world, with end-of-course examinations that may be accepted for university ...

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