Behind the Headline: Chinese Students Coming to U.S. Middle Schools

By 08/13/2013

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Chinese Students Coming to U.S. Middle Schools? It’s Starting to Happen
8/12/13 | Christian Science Monitor

Behind the Headline
The Middle School Mess
Winter 2011| Education Next

More Chinese students are coming to the U.S. for middle and high school lately, in part to flee the rigid Chinese education system and the country’s rigorous college entrance exam, which students begin preparing for in 9th grade.  In the Winter 2011 issue of Education Next, Peter Meyer wrote about U.S. middle schools as the place where academic achievement goes to die.

-Education Next

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