Perspectives on federal educational policy

an informal colloquium

Publisher: Institute for Educational Leadership, George Washington University in Washington

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StatementRobert Andringa ... [et al.].
ContributionsAndringa, Robert C., George Washington University. Institute for Educational Leadership.
LC ClassificationsLC89 .P47
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 54 p. ;
Number of Pages54
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Open LibraryOL4610337M
LC Control Number77374009

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