Education reform in New York City
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Education reform in New York City ambitious change in the nation"s most complex school system by Jennifer A. O"Day

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Published by Harvard Education Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Educational change

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-335) and index.

Statementedited by Jennifer A. O"Day, Catherine S. Bitter and Louis M. Gomez
LC ClassificationsLA339.N5 E54 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 364 p. :
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25343386M
ISBN 109781934742839, 9781934742846
LC Control Number2010942137

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