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A nation at risk the imperative for educational reform : a report to the Nation and the Secretary of Education, United States Department of Education by United States. National Commission on Excellence in Education.

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Published by The Commission, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementby the National Commission on Excellence in Education.
LC ClassificationsLA217 .U49 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2817159M
LC Control Number83602005

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