Time Magazine Contents Page August 31, 1987

Vol. 130 No. 9


COVER: Bright Asian- American students are the marvel of U. S. classrooms

Just 2% of the population, they will be 14% of the new Harvard freshman class, % 25% of Berkeley' s. But the sky- high marks and superlatives are exacting a price: stress, a dropout problem among the poorer and less gifted, even the specter of anti- Asian quotas at the best universities. Still, this is the most impressive generation of immigrants' children in decades. See EDUCATION.


NATION: The Army' s secret army, a tale of lofty goals but disappointing results

Bureaucratic bumbling and feuding hinder the effectiveness...

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