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May 18, 2022 RE: May Association Meeting A special thanks to our Association members for braving both the heat and the heavy traffic to be with us last night for our May Association meeting. We had a large number of single parents who left their spouse behind to...

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Dear ISO Association Members, In preparation for next week’s May Association meeting (May 17th …in seven days), we have some advanced material to share with you: A. On May 3rd, one week after our last Board meeting, the Policy Committee sent proposed amendments...

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“The purpose of quality student assessment is to help students learn! And teachers teach!” nwea.org I love this quote that can be found on the website of our assessment partner, the Northwest Evaluation Association. It truly demonstrates how quality assessment can...

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ISO Community, According to the IB Diploma Programme: “As of February 2022, there were over 7,500 programmes being offered worldwide, across 5,400 schools in 159 countries.” Well today in an online call with fellow Directors worldwide, I discovered that in...

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DOCUMENT PURPOSE Keeping the community safe is the primary goal of all pandemic mitigations. The International School of Ouagadougou uses guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Burkina Faso Ministry...

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International School of Ouagadougou parents, Thank you for your positive feedback for our trial period response. Please note it has been successful in some schools, however, not in all. Generally speaking the higher the vaccination rate, the more successful the trial...