Resource: International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
Website: International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
Organization: IB North America
Description: The IBO is a recognized leader in the field of international education. It is a non-profit, mission-driven foundation that works with scholls to develop and offer three challenging programes in 117 countries. IBO offers the Diploma Programme, the Middle Years Programme, and the Primary Years Programme. While the IB programmes cultivate internationalism and respect for other cultures, they also adapt to the local environment and allow students to maintain a strong sense of cultural identity.

Comments: Contributed by: DITD Member on 7/29/2004
IBO is a very well known program that offers intense academic experiences similar to Advanced Placement (AP) courses. As a side note, IB does have a total of 4 international regions.

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