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D.C. public school system

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia. Subcommittee on Judiciary and Education.

D.C. public school system

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Judiciary and Education of the Committee on the District of Columbia, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session ... September 26, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia. Subcommittee on Judiciary and Education.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public Schools of the District of Columbia.,
  • School children -- Washington (D.C.) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Education -- Washington (D.C.) -- Finance.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDC public school system.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14688231M

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