Education and the defense of American democracy
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Education and the defense of American democracy by Educational Policies Commission

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Published by Educational Policies Commission, National Education Association of the United States, and the American Association of School Administrators in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Education -- United States,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives,
  • Democracy

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Pagination23 p
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14822025M

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