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How to recognize a good school

Neil Postman

How to recognize a good school

by Neil Postman

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Published by Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public schools -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner.
      SeriesPDK fastbacks ;, 30
      ContributionsWeingartner, Charles, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA212 .P63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination41 p. :
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5248148M
      LC Control Number75320397

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