For US expats and their dependents
Each school is independent, but can join state dept. listings and oversight
Uses American curriculum and standards.
Many are IB league schools.
Council for International Schools
For any citizens of any country.
Each school is independent.
Each school must have commitment to international education.
Exists to foster international cooperation.
ALL organizations are committed to excellent education in a global context.
US Dept. of Defense and US State Dept. Are mostly focused on American students and providing a solid American-style education.
Council for International Schools is primarily focused on creating global citizens, and uses ideas from multiple countries in their pedagogy.