INDIANAPOLIS - After five years of hard work, applications and fundraisers, every school in Washington Township has been recognized as an International Baccalaureate World School.
Only six school districts in the U.S. hold the distinction, RTV6's Anne Kelly reported.
For example, as part of the new program, students at Nora Elementary School will eventually take a foreign language class every year through high school.
At North Central High School, students in an English class not only learned about character development, but they also learned about immigration as it related to their reading material.
Teacher Jocelyn Sisson said making a connection in and out of the classroom is a key theme of the IB World Schools.
"We try to make connections to what's happening in the story with what's going on in the world outside of the classroom," Sisson said.
Sophomore Eliza Craig said the concurrent theme falls in line with the IB World School learning traits .
"A lot of the IB learner traits are actually linked to each other. Once you can be balanced, you can be an inquirer and ask questions and look outside. Once you've looked outside, you can be a communicator and express how you feel," Craig said.
Moving forward, every four years MSD Washington Township will have to prove it's meeting IB World School requirements.
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