Education Opinion How to Make IB Diploma Programmes More Equitable
Schools frequently define success in the Diploma Programme by how many students earn the IB diploma. Guest blogger Loren Baron argues that's the wrong metric.
Curriculum International Baccalaureate to Eliminate $172 Registration Fee
The organization hopes the change, which will take place starting with the next round of exams in November, will make it more affordable for students to take the tests.
Teaching Opinion Response: Strategies for Creating a Successful IB or AP Program
Today's guests -Tan Huynh, Sean Llewellyn and Andrew Miller - share their reflections on what makes a successful IB or AP program.
Education Opinion What are the Keys to a Successful IB or AP Program?
The new question-of-the-week is: What are the keys to a successful International Baccalaureate or Advanced Placement program?
College & Workforce Readiness In Age of High Tech, Old-School Cambridge Curriculum Makes Unlikely Gains
A rigorous curriculum program imported from the United Kingdom is challenging AP and IB as it becomes increasingly popular in U.S. schools.
College & Workforce Readiness Schools Grappling With Fee Hikes for AP Exams
Thanks to a little-noticed ESSA provision, many schools are losing subsidies that once defrayed the testing costs for needy students.
Assessment Opinion A Diploma for Deeper Learning: A System for 22nd-Century Skills
The International Baccalaureate serves as a model for a "subsystem" that would encourage schools to adopt project-based learning and certify that students have attained deeper-learning competencies, Jal Mehta argues.
Equity & Diversity Can San Diego Close the Gaps in AP Participation?
California's second-largest district is recruiting nearly 2,000 minority and low-income students it says should be in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses.
Student Well-Being Opinion The Urgent Call to Replace Fear With Curiosity
Schools should teach students empathy to counter hate and disrupt violence, write Maya Soetoro-Ng and Alison Milofsky.
School & District Management International Baccalaureate Saw Rapid Growth in High-Poverty Schools
More high-poverty schools are offering the advanced high school diploma, but poor students are still less likely to participate.
College & Workforce Readiness Study Links International Baccalaureate to College Success
A study of IB students who complete its Diploma Programme shows 78 percent enroll in college right after high school and 79 percent finish a degree within four years.
Education Funding News in Brief Groups Pledge Millions to Expand AP, IB Access
Education, nonprofit, and business leaders are giving $100 million to identify and enroll 100,000 low-income students and students of color in AP and IB classes.
College & Workforce Readiness Q&A: A President's View on Pre-College Credit
David Hodge, the president of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, discusses practices at his school for recognizing college-level work completed in high school.
College & Workforce Readiness Colleges Vary on Credit for AP, IB, Dual Classes
When it comes to setting the bar on who gets credit for college-level work done in high school, postsecondary institutions are all over the map.