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Improving Urban Schools (Education in an Urbanised Society)

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Published by Open University Press .
Written in English


  • Educational administration,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Administration - General,
  • Education / Administration,
  • Education, Urban,
  • Great Britain,
  • Urban schools

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10562152M
ISBN 10033521911X
ISBN 109780335219117

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