German Students Experience Life Of American Teens
Students are in Fayetteville for two weeks
Posted: September 28, 2013 at 5 a.m.
A group of students at Fayetteville High School may look like typical American teenagers, casually dressed, talking about shopping or sports or having lunch with friends at a fast food restaurant.
At A Glance
The German American Partnership Program is a nonprofit high school exchange program sponsored by the German Foreign Office and the U.S. State Department. The program involves some 800 schools, including five in Arkansas. Nearly 300,000 students have participated in the exchange since its beginning in the mid-1970s. The objectives of the program are to inspire intercultural understanding, promote German language instruction and motivate personal friendships. To learn more, go to www.goethe.de/ins/us/lp/prj/gapp/enindex.htm?wt_sc=gapp
Source: Staff Report
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