Nongraded schools in action

bold new venture by David W. Beggs

Publisher: Indiana University Press in Bloomington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 270 Downloads: 288
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 247-257.

Statementedited by David W. Beggs, III, and Edward G. Buffie.
ContributionsBuffie, Edward G., joint author.
LC ClassificationsLB3061 .B4
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 270 p.
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5942545M
LC Control Number65013374

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