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progress report on the reforms in D.C. public schools hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, September 8, 1997. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.)

Subjects:

  • Public Schools of the District of Columbia -- Management.,
  • Public schools -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Educational change -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Charter schools -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Educational vouchers -- Washington (D.C.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 105-364
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .G6735 1997j
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 101 p. :
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL447701M
ISBN 100160562309
LC Control Number98161320
OCLC/WorldCa38877127

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