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Great issues in American education.

George Dinsmore Stoddard

Great issues in American education.

by George Dinsmore Stoddard

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Published in [Urbana, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Association of School Administrators
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA210 S76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18695826M

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