A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 1, 1954

By last week, the people in TIME'S Education Department were desk-high in a familiar midwinter task: recording the results of another of TIME'S annual Current Affairs Contests for high-school and college students. The department was busy checking the winners in each school class and noting the choice in prizes. The student who scored highest in his class on the 105-question quiz had the choice of a book, a world globe or an inscribed bronze medal.

The student tests, on which the Contests are based, are similar to the TIME News Quizzes which appear in...

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