Crisis in urban education
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Published by Xerox College Pub. in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Education, Urban -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[compiled by] Lawrence A. Fink [and] Raymond A. Ducharme, Jr.
ContributionsDucharme, Raymond A., joint comp.
LC ClassificationsLC5131 .F5
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5447470M
LC Control Number73141258

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