Global Politics

Maine High School Recruits Chinese Students to Deal with Budget Shortfall

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Grace (L), Lulu (C) and Denis (R) standing up as they hung the Chinese flag at the end of a pep rally. The school hangs all the flags of the exchange kids that have come in the gym. (Photo: Ashley Cleek)

A school district in rural Maine has been recruiting Chinese high school exchange students to help deal with a budget shortfall.

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Reporter Ashley Cleek spent some time with the first crop of Chinese students at Stearns High School in Millinocket, Maine.