Fiscal independence versus fiscal dependence of school boards a key to better schools by American Federation of Teachers.

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Statementby George S. Reuter, Jr., research director.
ContributionsReuter, George S.
LC ClassificationsLB2831 .A45
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p.
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL5830942M
LC Control Number61020923

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