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Are American Schools Too Easy for Exchange Students?

April 6, 2017 0:44

Foreign exchange students have a unique perspective on education in the U.S., having day-to-day experience in American classrooms but still maintaining “outsider” view. A new survey finds their opinions haven’t changed much in 15 years. International students say U.S. schools are easier than those abroad and that Americans place more emphasis on sports and don’t think it’s important to know a language other than English.

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