Evaluating student transcripts of students who come from different countries, when they have them, can be a bit tricky.
Here are a few resources that might help schools:
A Guide for the Placement and Transcript Evaluation of Foreign-Born Students is from The Broward County School District.
Evaluating Foreign Transcripts:The A-Z Manual is from The New York City Department of Public Education.
The Institute of Education Sciences has two good resources, though their site is off-line as I publish this post. This has happened a few times recently, but I assume they’ll be back up soon:
Let me know what I’m missing!