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How International Students Could Help Revitalize A School District

Senior Jose Valdivia of Bolivia came to Kokomo because he thinks going to an high school in Indiana will make it easier to get into an American university. Valdivia, who wants to study engineering, says his top picks are Purdue and Texas A&M.

With per pupil funding decreasing in Indiana, educators are searching for ways to generate revenue. In Kokomo, one district has turned an abandoned building into a residence hall for international students — a concept largely untried among public schools in the state — hoping to bring in more than a quarter million dollars for the […]

IU, Purdue Combined Enroll More International Students Than Harvard

Ni hao, Indiana! A new report says the international student population at Indiana’s colleges and universities grew 8.3 percent this year, thanks to an even greater influx of students from China. Indiana’s growth in foreign student enrollment also outpaced the rest of the U.S., which saw a 5 percent increase. Overall, the state’s international student enrollment […]

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