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Education myths what special interest groups want you to believe about our schools, and why it isn"t so

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

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  • United States.

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  • Education -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jay P. Greene.
ContributionsGreene, Jay P., 1966-
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LC ClassificationsLA210 .E445 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3395204M
ISBN 100742549771
LC Control Number2005006729
OCLC/WorldCa58789860

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