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Educators Decry U.S. Failings in Global Education

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Educators Decry U.S. Failings in Global Education

Educators Decry U.S. Failings in Global Education

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Advocates of education abroad are urging the U.S. government to spend $3.5 billion to support overseas studies. Tests show U.S. students lag behind those of other wealthy nations in their grasp of foreign languages and cultures. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and Julia Chang Bloch, a former U.S. ambassador to Nepal.