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imperfect union

Alan Peshkin

imperfect union

school consolidation & community conflict

by Alan Peshkin

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Schools -- Centralization -- Illinois -- Case studies,
    • Community and school -- Illinois -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlan Peshkin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2861 .P47 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3496074M
      ISBN 100226661660
      LC Control Number82016104

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