Setting the record straight : responses to misconceptions about public education in the United States / Gerald W. Bracey.

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Main Author: Bracey, Gerald W. (Gerald Watkins)
Language:English
Published: Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, [1997], ©1997.
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Physical Description:215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Format: Book

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