ERIC Number: ED266678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Reference Count: 0
International Students in the United States: A Guide for Secondary School Administrators.
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
A secondary school principals' reference guide provides information on key issues concerning foreign students in the United States both in organized exchange programs and under sponsorship of relatives and friends. The topics discussed include: elements in promoting successful youth exchange programs; admissions and academic placement (initial information to be obtained, evaluation of credentials, grade placement, and English language proficiency); guidance and counseling (registration, school and community orientation, using foreign students as educational resources, common counseling needs, and relevant U.S. immigration regulations and procedures); and profiles of the educational systems and cultures of Canada, West Germany, France, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Appended materials include United States Information Agency criteria for teenager exchange visitor programs; a list of state consumer protection offices; sample forms to assist in the evaluation of foreign credentials; relevant U.S. immigration regulations, procedures, and forms; and a listing of resource materials and organization. In addition, country/culture profiles (with maps) are provided for Brazil, Egypt, Finland, India, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, the Philippines, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and Thailand. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Admission (School), Federal Regulation, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Guidance, International Educational Exchange, Language Proficiency, Legal Problems, Principals, Program Administration, School Orientation, Secondary Schools, Student Characteristics, Student Exchange Programs, Student Placement, Student Records
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20009 ($6.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.