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How Do We Get the Graduates We Want?

A View from the Firing Lines

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aims And Objectives Of Education,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Education / General,
  • General,
  • Aims and objectives,
  • Congresses,
  • High school graduates,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLewis C. Solmon (Editor), Katherine Nouri Hughes (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289119M
    ISBN 100275942724
    ISBN 109780275942724


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