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Improving the urban high school

what works and why

by Karen Seashore Louis

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Teachers College Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Urban -- United States,
    • High schools -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Urban schools -- United States -- Case studies,
    • School improvement programs -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Educational surveys -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-335).

      StatementKaren Seashore Louis, Matthew B. Miles.
      ContributionsMiles, Matthew B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5131 .L64 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 340 p. :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1871513M
      ISBN 10080773022X, 0807730211
      LC Control Number90031068

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