Seeking effective schools for African American children
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Seeking effective schools for African American children strategies for teachers and school managers by Bunyan I. Bryant

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Published by Caddo Gap Press in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • African American students.,
  • School management and organization -- United States.,
  • Academic achievement -- United States.,
  • Teaching.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-78).

Statementby Bunyan Bryant and Alan H. Jones.
ContributionsJones, Alan H.
LC ClassificationsLC2771 .B79 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1750559M
ISBN 101880192012
LC Control Number92073154

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