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U.S., Chinese Schools Build Virtual Ed. Partnerships

posted Jan 31, 2012, 8:49 AM by gjones@modoccoe.k12.ca.us   [ updated Jan 31, 2012, 8:49 AM ]
Several schools aiming to better prepare students for a global economy and foster cultural understanding between the United States and China have turned to virtual exchange programs between American and Chinese schools.

"The global market is changing 24-7," said William Skilling, the superintendent of the 4,600-student Oxford community school system in Michigan. "We feel it is mission-critical for every student to become fluent in a world language and fluent in multiple world cultures."

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