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Finding Superman

Watson Scott Swail

Finding Superman

debating the future of public education in America

by Watson Scott Swail

  • 113 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Teachers College Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public schools,
  • Superman (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Watson Scott Swail
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA217.2 .F53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25162716M
    ISBN 109780807753309, 9780807753316
    LC Control Number2011051100

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