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Alternative education

Alternative education

a brief history and research synthesis

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Published by National Association of State Directors of Special Education, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in Alexandria, VA, [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alternative education.,
  • Dropouts -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cheryl M. Lange & Sandra J. Sletten ; prepared for Project FORUM.
    ContributionsSletten, Sandra J., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19546531M

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