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Why not the best schools?

Evelyn Linda Douglas

Why not the best schools?

The Australia report

by Evelyn Linda Douglas

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Published by ACER Press in Camberwell, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Academic achievement,
  • Educational change,
  • School improvement programs,
  • Educational evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 52).

    Other titlesAustralia report
    StatementEvelyn Douglas and Jessica Harris
    ContributionsHarris, Jessica Louise, 1979-, Caldwell, Brian, Australian Council for Educational Research
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2822.84.A8 D68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25234618M
    ISBN 100864319797
    ISBN 109780864319791
    LC Control Number2011486510
    OCLC/WorldCa271240609

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