Time Magazine Contents Page February 1, 1988

Vol. 131 No. 5


COVER: A tough city principal stirs a national debate over discipline and learning

The seismic clash between cocky, contentious Joe Clark of Eastside High and the Paterson, N. J., school board has catapulted a back- burner conversation among academics about the quality of urban schools into front- page and prime- time news. President Reagan says Clark has the right stuff. Most educators, however, believe the bat- toting principal swings too hard. See EDUCATION.


NATION: The primary race shifts from a beauty contest to a debate on economics

Budget realism becomes the test as the candidates stake out positions on...

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