Educational Reform A Self-Scrutinizing Memoir by Seymour Bernard Sarason

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Published by Teachers College Press .

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  • Biography: general,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Schools,
  • 20th century,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • USA,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Educational change,
  • Evaluation,
  • United States

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Number of Pages304
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ISBN 100807742430
ISBN 109780807742433

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