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Published by Kluwer-Nijhoff Pub., Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston, Norwell, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • School management and organization -- United States.,
    • School supervision -- United States.,
    • Teaching.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statement[edited by] Kenneth A. Sirotnik, Jeannie Oakes.
      SeriesEvaluation in education and human services.
      ContributionsSirotnik, Kenneth A., Oakes, Jeannie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2805 .C75 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 256 p. ;
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2548858M
      ISBN 100898382122
      LC Control Number85030921

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