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Changing middle schools

how to make schools work for young adolescents

by Nancy L. Ames

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Middle schools -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Education, Urban -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Educational change -- United States -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-225) and index.

      StatementNancy L. Ames, Edward Miller.
      ContributionsMiller, Edward, 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB1623.5.U6 A45 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 231 p. ;
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1097512M
      ISBN 100787900060
      LC Control Number94022168


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