School Reform: The Critical Issues
by P.A. Riley, L.T. Izumi, W.M. Evers
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2001
Number of pages: 438
This book explores a wide range of critical areas in education, examines the basic nature of our education problems, provides a clear understanding of underperformance, and proposes reasonable and effective strategies for success.
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by Shalini Wadhwa - Sarup & Sons
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