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Posts tagged ‘Mean Score of IB’

8
Nov

The IB Diploma School: Asking the Right Questions

The International Baccalaureate (“IB”) Diploma program has been exploding in the United States.  Since 2003 the number of IB Diploma schools has more than doubled from 355 to 743; a 109% increase in 8 years. The weak economy has not slowed down the growth as the US had 534 IB Diploma schools in 2008 and grew to 743 in 2011 – a nearly 40% increase. The program is popular, no doubt and more prevalent in the south and southwestern states where public education was greatly in need of improvement. Read more »
2
Nov

Understanding the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

The International Baccalaureate program is overseen by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) – an educational foundation – based out of Geneva, Switzerland. Established in 1968 by a group of teachers at the International School of Geneva, the program has grown to become a worldwide alternative to the high school diploma. Nearly 3,300 schools in 141 countries now offer the IB diploma. Read more »