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Raising achievement among minority students a selected summary of successful research and instructional programs by Loretta C. Webb

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Published by American Association of School Administrators in Arlington, Va .
Written in English



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  • Minorities -- Education -- United States.,
  • Education -- United States -- Experimental methods.,
  • Academic achievement -- United States.,
  • Minorities -- Education -- United States -- Directories.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 31.

Statementcompiled by Loretta C. Webb, Effie H. Jones.
ContributionsJones, Effie H.
LC ClassificationsLC3731 .W4 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2747322M
ISBN 100876521111
LC Control Number86073214

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