Deciding what to teach.
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Deciding what to teach.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Education -- United States -- Curricula

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Edition Notes

Statement[Writer: Dorothy M. Fraser]
ContributionsFraser, Dorothy M. 1913-
LC ClassificationsLB1570 .N328
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5889218M
LC Control Number63022608

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