Voices from the classroom educational practice can inform policy by David J. Flinders

Cover of: Voices from the classroom | David J. Flinders

Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, University of Oregon in Eugene, OR .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • High school teaching -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • English teachers -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Teacher-student relationships -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Education and state -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-82).

Book details

StatementDavid J. Flinders ; foreword by Milbrey McLaughlin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1737.U6 F53 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2231007M
ISBN 100865520933
LC Control Number89085176
OCLC/WorldCa21150683

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