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Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
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Presents an overview of education in the United States, discussing topics such as alternatives to public education and current initiatives to improve the education system.
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290 pages : ill. ; 23 cm.
0737742097 (pbk.), 9780737742084 (hardcover), 0737742089 (hardcover), 9780737742091 (pbk.)


Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-276) and index.
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Haugen, D. M., & Musser, S. (2009). Education. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

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Haugen, David M., 1969- and Susan. Musser. 2009. Education. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

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Haugen, David M., 1969- and Susan. Musser, Education. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009.

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Haugen, David M., and Susan Musser. Education. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009.

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