NH Senate Education Committee Public Hearing on IB Set for Tomorrow

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Bedford one of two NH school districts in danger of losing its International Baccalaureate program to HB 1403.

It's been one of most controversial topics in town. In fact, it's been a contentious subject throughout the state and in many other parts of the country.

Since the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed House Bill 1403 by a 209-102, veto-proof majority, Bedford is one of two Granite State school districts (along withMerrimack Valley) currently in danger of losing the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and connected to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the future of the often controversial program has moved to the floor of the NH Senate.

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