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California’s Great at Higher Ed-Let’s Export More of It

With California so low on cash, you’d think we’d be trying to find more out-of-state buyers for our goods and services. But we’ve largely overlooked one of the most obvious boosts we could be making to our exports: college educations for foreign students.

Now, if you ask most Californians about this, they’ll tell you that a university spot given to an international student is one taken away from a resident student. But, in fact, the opposite is the case. Welcoming more international students wouldn’t just juice our economy. Done right, it …