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August 23rd, 2013
Chinese students coming to US middle schools? It’s starting to happen.
Peggy Wang has lived in China her entire life, the Christian Science Monitor reports. A successful, English-speaking executive, she frequently travels abroad for work, but never imagined that her most recent itinerary would include dropping off her 15-year-old daughter at a prestigious boarding school outside Washington. While there is a long history of Chinese students pursuing advanced degrees abroad, especially in the United States, Ms. Wang’s daughter, Susan Li, is part of a rapidly growing trend in which Chinese students are choosing to seek their education overseas as early as middle school or high school…