Dexter (Maine) Schools Looking to Lend its Curriculum to Chinese Schools

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Monday, May 6, 2013

This school year, Dexter started its international student program and brought six students from China to Dexter Regional High School.

SAD 46 is looking to take it one step further next year.

Superintendent Kevin Jordan said SAD 46, with its partner Global Study Connections based in Dover-Foxcroft, plans to lend its curriculum to schools in China as early as this fall.

Jay Brennan, CEO of Global Study Connections, spoke to the SAD 46 board of directors on Wednesday to discuss progress thus far.

“China sends hundreds of thousands of students abroad to study here in America,” he said. “There’s an interest of the schools, government and parents to keep their children in China and also to provide a stronger English education of students in China.”

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