Building school-to-work systems in rural America by Hobart L. Harmon

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Published by Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Appalachia Educational Laboratory in [Charleston, WV .

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Other titlesBuilding school to work systems in rural America.
StatementHobart Harmon.
SeriesERIC digest -- EDO-RC-97-7., ERIC digest (Las Cruces, N.M.) -- EDO-RC-97-7.
ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet.
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Open LibraryOL18201963M

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