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Renewing America"s schools a guide for school-based action by Carl D. Glickman

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • School improvement programs -- United States.,
  • Educational change -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-182) and index.

StatementCarl D. Glickman.
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass education series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2822.82 .G57 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1737698M
ISBN 101555425437
LC Control Number92042860

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