Rock Center: Culture Shock

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Dozens of high school foreign exchange students have been raped, sexually abused, or harassed by American host parents in towns and cities across the country, a Rock Center investigation has found. The State Department regulates more than 80 organizations that place foreign teens in American homes where they study at American high schools. The study abroad experience, a rite of passage and diplomatic gesture, became a nightmarish experience for some teens. NBC News’ Kate Snow reports.

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This story originally appeared on Rock Center with Brian Williams on March 14, 2012.

Foreign Policy, Higher Education and Sexual Assault

Rock Center: Culture Shock

Updated