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The Early College Program at International High School at LaGuardia Community College

The Early College Program at International High School at LaGuardia Community College (LaGCC) offers students the opportunity to take college classes while they are also taking high school classes. The student’s interdisciplinary team of high school teachers works with the

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My Reflection

February 16th, 2011 Ashley is a 10th grade student at International HS at LaGuardia Community College. Tenth grade students at our school present a portfolio consisting of a mastery statement (a reflective essay on education), science project, native language project

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Life Is Fair

Leo Rong Jiang Ming graduated from The Manhattan International High School in June 2010. He will be attending Stanford University in the fall to study Chemical Engineering. People say that life is a long journey. Well, thankfully, our journey has

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“The Greatest Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It”

This post continues our Student Voices series. Jie Bin Liu graduated from The Brooklyn International High School this June and will be attending Colby College in Maine this fall. This is his valedictory speech. Principal Pam, teachers, parents, friends, and

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Perseverance

Gurcharan Singh graduated from The International High School at LaGuardia Community College in June 2010 and will be attending the City University of New York in the fall to study engineering. Gurcharan’s speech is sparked by his humor. I never

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What is an Outsider?

Katerina Andreadis is a 2010 graduate of The Manhattan International High School. She will be attending Hunter College in the fall to study psychology and pre-med. This is her graduation speech. What is an outsider? How do you stop being

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Autonomy at Oakland International High School

This week’s blog post is written by Toby Rugger, a founding teacher at Oakland International High School. Toby writes about his interdisciplinary teaching team – which consists of an English, a math, a history, a reading, and an Arts/PE teacher

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Studying Seagrass: Learning by Doing

Last summer Anthony Finney, a living environment teacher at The Flushing International High School, went to Australia to work with scientists from James Cook University’s Waycott Lab on extracting DNA from seagrass. In the Fall of 2009, the members of

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The Interdisciplinary Team at the Internationals High Schools

The fourth core principle of Internationals Network is Localized Autonomy. By linking autonomy and responsibility at every level within a learning community, all members of that community can contribute to their fullest potential. This week’s entry, written by Daria Witt,

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Learning English through Internationals’ Approach to Education

This week Fior D’Aliza Rodriguez Quero, who graduated from The Brooklyn International High School in 2005 and from Brooklyn College in 2009, writes about learning English through content and the effect it has had on her life. Linda Darling-Hammond once

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