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Educational flexibility in an urban school district

Donald A. Erickson

Educational flexibility in an urban school district

a study to examine the degree of flexibility in a school district using School District no.39 (Vancouver) as a model

by Donald A. Erickson

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Published by Educational Research Institute of B.C. in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School management and organization -- British Columbia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJDonald A. Erickson, R. Jean Hills, Norman Robinson.
    ContributionsHills, Richard Jean, Robinson, Norman
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19736061M


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