Sustaining change in schools a role for business by Diana Wyllie Rigden

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Published by Council for Aid to Education in New York .

Written in English

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  • Educational change -- United States.,
  • Business and education -- United States.,
  • Education, Cooperative -- United States.,
  • Corporations -- Charitable contributions -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-46).

Book details

StatementDiana Wyllie Rigden.
SeriesPrecollege series
ContributionsCouncil for Aid to Education.
LC ClassificationsLB1085 .R54 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL871663M
LC Control Number95157033

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