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The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:21

The 100,000 Strong Foundation is expanding its efforts to encourage Chinese language study and “give more American students study abroad opportunities in China” through a new partnership with the American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, reports the China Daily, an official Chinese newspaper published in English.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:28

► An increasing number of online students are gaining international experience through study abroad and exchange programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

► This week's Exchange Voice:

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:17

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 10/17/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis.  If you would prefer not to receive this listing, email or call 202-293-6141. 

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North Carolina au pairs volunteer at Ronald McDonald House charities

The Alliance Exchange Voice - Giving Voice to the Power of Exchange

Au pairs bring comfort and joy to the Ronald McDonald House

Au pairs in North Carolina have started a new monthly tradition of volunteering at the Chapel Hill Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) houses families whose children are receiving health care at local hospitals.

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