International Schools Popular Despite Economy

The gloomy economy is not stopping parents living abroad from investing in International Schools, the New York Times reports. In China alone, the numbers are remarkable:

In China, international school enrollments rose to 104,717 students in May from 91,807 a year earlier and just 7,268 nine years ago.

Read the full article here.

Meanwhile, in the U.S., Chinese language schools are popping up all over the place. When I was growing up in Western Massachusetts, we barely had a Chinese restaurant in town, much less a Chinese immersion school, like the town of Hadley now does. M and MX found a local news video about the school:

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  1. Where are you from in Western Mass? That is crazy!?!

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