Examining what we do to improve our schools

8 steps from analysis to action by Harris, Sandra

Publisher: Eye on Education in Larchmont, NY

Written in English
Published: Pages: 106 Downloads: 233
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Sandra Harris, Stacey Edmonson, Julie Combs
ContributionsEdmonson, Stacey, Combs, Julie P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2822.8 .H375 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574250M
ISBN 109781596671355
LC Control Number2009032156

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