Education, Law and Public Schools: A Compendium

Education, Law and Public Schools: A Compendium


By (author) E.Gordon Gee, By (author) David J. Sperry


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  • Publisher: ALLYN & BACON
  • Format: Paperback | 552 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 229mm x 20mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 31 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Old Tappan
  • ISBN 10: 0205060234
  • ISBN 13: 9780205060238
  • Edition: 5
  • Edition statement: 5th
  • Sales rank: 1,585,780

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