Creating small schools

a handbook for raising equity and achievement
  • 3.33 MB
  • English
Corwin Press , Thousand Oaks, CA
Small schools -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, School size -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Education, Secondary -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals
StatementDan French, Mary Atkinson, and Leah Rugen.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsAtkinson, Mary, 1951-, Rugen, Leah.
LC ClassificationsLB3012.5 .F74 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17845908M
ISBN 139781412941778, 9781412941785
LC Control Number2006102695

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