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Why Community Matters

Connecting Education With Civic Life

by Nicholas V. Longo

  • 29 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • History,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Aims and objectives,
  • Community and school,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11150361M
    ISBN 100791471977
    ISBN 109780791471975

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