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Contemporary issues in U.S. education

Contemporary issues in U.S. education

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Published by Ablex Pub. Corp. in Norwood, N.J .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States.,
    • Education -- Social aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Other titlesContemporary issues in United States education.
      Statementedited by Kathryn M. Borman, Piyush Swami, and Lonnie D. Wagstaff.
      SeriesSocial and policy issues in education
      ContributionsBorman, Kathryn M., Swami, Piyush., Wagstaff, Lonnie D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA217 .C64 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1876894M
      LC Control Number90037066


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