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The school board and public education

The school board and public education

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Maurice J. Thomas [and others.
    ContributionsThomas, Maurice Jacob, 1902-1967., University of Pittsburgh. School of Education, Tri-State Area School Study Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB7 .S29
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p.
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6110527M
    LC Control Number52006708
    OCLC/WorldCa1893227

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