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Urban schools crisis and revolution by James R. Deneen

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Urban Education,
  • School improvement programs,
  • Urban schools

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames Deneen and Carmen Catanese
ContributionsCatanese, Carmen
LC ClassificationsLC5131 .D385 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24885638M
ISBN 109781610480864, 9781610480871, 9781610480888
LC Control Number2011023337

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