Schools that host exchange students bring the world to their classrooms and create curiosity in our children.  Curiosity promotes learning and learning promotes mutual understanding, tolerance and respect for people from different countries. The results are educating children to be more open-minded towards people from different countries and cultures; this is a giant step towards world peace.  

 Words from a supporter of the cross-cultural exchange program: "These programs offer Americans and foreign nationals unique opportunities to learn about new cultures, conduct innovative research, acquire educational and technical skills, and participate in many other activities 

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