ABGS IB MYP Candidate School* Academic Policies
Alverta B. Gray Schultz (ABGS) Middle School adopted it's policies from related International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program and ABGS philosophy and principles. Policy is constructed around educational and pedagogical values . Therefore, it represents a statement of intent and action describing principles and practices for achieving educational goals relating to all aspects of instruction. Constructing and implementing policy helps schools engage meaningfully with IB expectations to develop the context of our school’s unique circumstances. For more information o IB academic polcies visit https://www.ibo.org/
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Alverta B. Gray Schultz (ABGS) Middle School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org
**Mission Statement from the IB The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
Additionally, we are using ATLAS curriculum management system to plan, collaborate, and share instructional units and assessments.