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Newcomb looks to foreign students to boost school numbers

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School officials in a small town in the Adirondacks are pushing for a change in federal law that could help to stem the tide of declining student enrollment. The Newcomb Central School district, with an enrollment of about 70 students, wants to bring in international students for longer periods of time than the current one year allowed under federal law. The district is asking the New York State School Boards Association to support a change in federal law that would give public schools the same right to international students as private schools. As Chris Knight reports, several school districts in the North Country are backing the proposal.

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Chris Knight
Adirondack Correspondent

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