August 22, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Detroit's Cass Tech High School adding International Baccalaureate program

Cass Tech High School will become Detroitís first International Baccalaureate diploma program, Detroit Public Schools said Friday.

Students in the IB Diploma Program at Cass will engage in an extended essay writing project, take a course in critical thinking and complete programs in creativity, action and service.

Cass Tech, which had 2,264 students at the end of the past school year, joins the International Academy and Detroit Country Day School in Bloomfield Hills, Notre Dame Preparatory School in Pontiac and Northville High School as local schools with IB programs.