Last week, International Baccalaureate (IB) schools across Illinois rejoiced after Illinois lawmakers voted in favor of Senate Bill 2505.
What does this mean for Illinois IB students? Now, students who score 4 or above on an IB exam will receive college credit at state post-secondary education institutions. Since its inception in 1968, the IB Diploma Program has become regarded as one of the most rigorous curricula available for students 16-19, and as such, it's an accepted qualification for entrance to universities around the world.
In effect, the bill helps high achieving students manage the cost of higher education. The bill directly affects IB students at BISC South Loop, who College Placement a wide range of colleges and universities around the world, including state schools in Illinois.