Engaging Latino communities for education closing the achievement gap. by Carlos Valverde

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Published by National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver, Colo .

Written in English

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  • Hispanic Americans -- Education,
  • Education and state -- United States,
  • Academic achievement -- United States

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Book details

ContributionsNational Conference of State Legislatures.
LC ClassificationsLC2669 .V353 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23678924M
ISBN 109781580244978
LC Control Number2009294876

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