Reforming Schools

by Kimberly Kinsler

Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group

Written in English
Cover of: Reforming Schools | Kimberly Kinsler
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Subjects:

  • Organization & management of education,
  • Schools,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Educational change,
  • School management and organization
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11454307M
ISBN 100826448178
ISBN 109780826448170

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