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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Programs for the Improvement of Practice in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


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  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • Science -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • Technology -- Study and teaching -- United States

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Other titlesMathematics, science and technology education programs that work
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Programs for the Improvement of Practice
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Paginationvii, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
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Open LibraryOL14447828M

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