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.
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