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U.S. and Egyptian Educators Benefit from Collaboration

Ez Eldin Salem participated in the State Department’s Teachers of Critical Languages Program, which brings teachers from China and Egypt to teach Mandarin and Arabic in U.S. elementary and secondary schools for one academic year.

A Parent's Perspective on Exchange

“Some questions get answered ahead of time – some don’t,” explains Doug. “It takes a good degree of trust and sense of adventure to allow this whole thing to happen in the first place.”

A Father Sends His High-Schooler Abroad for First Time

The opportunity to experience another culture firsthand, by living with a native family is a chance of a lifetime.

Samantha Faces her Fears and Masters a New Language

Samantha never imagined she would one day be conversing comfortably in Turkish with a group of friends in Turkey. But that's exactly what happened during her academic year abroad as part of the NSLI-Y program.

NSLI-Y Summer Language Program

National Security Language Initiative for Youth: Critical Languages

Established in 2006, the National Security Languages Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) promotes the study of critically needed languages by sending American high school students overseas for intensive language study.

Teachable Moments

A photo from the collection of Vivian Leskes, an American English professor and English Language Specialist who taught English in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

Vivian Leskes, an American English professor, talks about her experiences as an English Language Specialist in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

English Language Fellow in Moscow

Caralyn Bushey takes time to make new friends outside the classroom.

Caralyn Bushey discusses her experience as an English Language Fellow in Moscow.

Ozomatli and Cultural Visitors Jam Session

Jammin' with the American band, Ozomatli.

In this video, the American band, Ozomatli, meets with 8 musicians from around the world for a jam session.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

The Congress -- Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) known in Germany as the Parlamentarisches Patenschafts -Programm (PPP), is an academic scholarship for both German and American teens.

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