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Building school and community partnerships through parent involvement by Kay Wright

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Published by Merrill/Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Home and school -- United States.,
  • Parent-teacher relationships -- United States.,
  • Community and school -- United States.,
  • Education -- Parent participation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKay Wright, Dolores A. Stegelin.
ContributionsStegelin, Dolores.
LC ClassificationsLC225.3 .W75 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3568645M
ISBN 100130949787
LC Control Number2002069223

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