Schools Across Frontiers: The Story of the International Baccalaureate and the United World Colleges

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Open Court Publishing, 2003 - Education - 395 pages
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The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an internationally recognized diploma that is increasingly offered by schools in America. Schools Across Frontiers is a history of a phenomenon that now encompasses more than 1,200 schools throughout the world -- a great success story in global education. This edition includes two new chapters and an expanded appendix listing every IB school worldwide.
 

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Contents

Examination
33
The SixYear Experiment with the International
61
Mountbatten and the Expansion of the United
99
The International Baccalaureate in North America
131
The Second Decade and Today
161
Some Issues for the Future
193
The United World Colleges in the New Millennium
219
Phenomenal Growth of the IB by Ian Hill
239
The People Who Made the IBO by Ian Hill
281
Looking Ahead by Ian Hill
301
Schools Offering the IB Program
323
Schools Offering the Middle Years
361
Index
381
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