International school in US raises the bar for students

12/13/2012 | CNN

The International Community School in Decatur, Ga., was once billed as a school for refugee children, and now is boasting success despite the challenge of educating 270 students from 30 countries. Students at the International Baccalaureate school are expected to be proficient in English, and reading and maths are practiced daily. "If the kids see that you are invested in them, then they become invested in you, they become invested in what they do in class, because they realise that you care about them," said soccer coach and fifth-grade teacher Drew Whitelegg.

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