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LI's International Baccalaureate program

Long Beach High School graduate Somalia Williamson, 18,

Long Beach High School graduate Somalia Williamson, 18, who completed the prestigious International Baccalaureate educational program, poses for a portrait in Long Beach. (July 27, 2012) Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

The IB high school curriculum requires completion of at least seven advanced courses in a student's junior and senior years, including mathematics, science, English literature and history.

Pierson High School Superintendent John Gratto, left, and
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Pierson High School Superintendent John Gratto, left, and Principal Jeff Nichols stand outside the high school in Sag Harbor. (July 26, 2012)

Long Beach High School graduate Somalia Williamson, 18,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Long Beach High School graduate Somalia Williamson, 18, who completed the prestigious International Baccalaureate educational program, poses for a portrait in Long Beach. (July 27, 2012)

Long Beach schools Superintendent David Weiss (July 24,
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Long Beach schools Superintendent David Weiss (July 24, 2012)

Sophie Torres, 18, a recent Long Beach High
Photo Credit: Newsday / Danielle Finkelstein

Sophie Torres, 18, a recent Long Beach High School graduate, earned an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma. (July 26, 2012)

Patricia Sullivan-Kriss is superintendent of Hauppauge Public Schools,
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Patricia Sullivan-Kriss is superintendent of Hauppauge Public Schools, which this fall will join other Long Island districts offering an International Baccalaureate high school curriculum. (July 26, 2012)

Carol Burris, principal of South Side High School
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Carol Burris, principal of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, stands in one of her classrooms. (July 25, 2011)

South Side High School teacher Mike Musilli teaches
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

South Side High School teacher Mike Musilli teaches 11th-grade IB English in Rockville Centre. (December 21, 2011)

South Side High School teacher Mike Musilli teaches
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

South Side High School teacher Mike Musilli teaches 11th-grade IB English in Rockville Centre. (December 21, 2011)

South Side High School teacher Mike Musilli teaches
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

South Side High School teacher Mike Musilli teaches 11th-grade IB English in Rockville Centre. (December 21, 2011)

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