A Letter From The Publisher: Sep. 12, 1983

"The New Immigrants." "The Presidency in Perspective."

"China in the '80s." Though these course titles do not appear on any formal high school or college curriculum this fall, more than 3,000 teachers across the country will be presenting them nonetheless. They are among the 50 teaching units made available by the TIME Education Program. Under the program, when students subscribe to the magazine at a reduced rate, their teachers receive a wide selection of teaching aids that can include TIME story reprints, maps and charts, and a cassette or filmstrip.

The program, available for more than three decades, this year has more than...

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