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Published by National Education Association, Professional and Organizational Development/Research Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • School year -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesYear round schools.
SeriesWhat research says about -- no. 8.
ContributionsNational Education Association of the United States. Professional and Organizational Development.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17640320M

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