From the Publisher: Mar 26 1990

Attention, class. It's the year 2000, and you have two days to put out an issue of TIME.

That was the assignment handed to 300 seventh- through tenth-graders in the Northern Valley schools of Bergen County, N.J., last week by their teachers as part of a six-year-old campaign to show talented youngsters how to solve complex problems. The sources for the students' stories were 14 speakers from local universities, government agencies, a law firm and the press, who talked about everything from the latest developments in medicine and genetics to demographic trends and family issues. After a day of listening and...

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