Dorchester District 2 recently updated its policy regarding foreign exchange students.

Under the policy:

Students must be high school aged and participating in a foreign exchange program designated by the U.S. State Department.

The district will accommodate no more than four total exchange students at each of the district's high schools in a given year.

Host families must reside within the boundaries of the district to place a student in one of the district's high schools.

Students will be placed in a junior (eleventh grade) homeroom for the full academic year.

Those interested in participating in the district's foreign exchange student program must submit a letter of interest by April 30 to: Elena Furnari, Director of High Schools, Dorchester School District 2, 102 Green Wave Blvd., Summerville, SC 29483.

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