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Accountability in education

Lorna M. Earl

Accountability in education

where do teachers fit?

by Lorna M. Earl

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Published by Canadian Teachers" Federation in [Ottawa?] .
Written in English

  • Educational accountability -- Congresses.,
  • Teachers -- Congresses.,
  • Educational evaluation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLorna M. Earl.
    ContributionsCanadian Teachers" Federation. National Conference
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21614814M
    ISBN 10088989308X

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