Sustainable small schools in the rural U.S.
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Sustainable small schools in the rural U.S. construct and exploratory analysis

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Published by The Rural Center, Appalachia Educational Laboratory, ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools in Charleston, WV .
Written in English

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  • Rural schools -- United States.

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StatementCraig B. Howley, Hobart Harmon.
ContributionsHarmon, Hobart L., ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17121532M

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