Exchange Students View U.S. Schools as ‘Easier’ Than Those Abroad

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Foreign exchange students studying in the United States say that classes here are easier than in their home countries, according to a new report from the Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings.

These students also tend to say American high schoolers spend less time on school work than students do back home. And it’s their view that American students place more value on sports than their peers at home, and less value on mathematics.

According to these results, not a ton has changed since 15 years ago when the Brown Center last asked international students these questions about their U.S. school experiences.

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