Global Politics

Maine High School Recruits Chinese Students to Deal with Budget Shortfall


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.