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Current Event February 4, 2016

Chinese Students in the US

China sends more students to the United States than any other country, and a growing number of them are teenagers. More than 23,000 Chinese teens attend U.S. high schools, hoping to get into a good college. These students are exposed to a very different kind of education than in their home country. Money is not a barrier for many families, and there are many tutoring centers that add to the costs of private schools. Loneliness can be a problem for foreign students and some act out. Listen to this story to hear more about these Chinese teenagers in U.S. schools.

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AIR DATE: 01/26/2016

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