Academic challenge for the children of poverty
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Academic challenge for the children of poverty the summary report by Study of Academic Instruction for Disadvantaged Students (U.S.)

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Published by Educational Research Service in Arlington, VA .
Written in English



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  • Poor children -- Education -- United States.,
  • Motivation in education.,
  • Education and state -- United States.

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Statementprepared for the United States Department of Education by SRI International and Policy Studies Associates.
SeriesERS relevant research for school decisions
ContributionsKnapp, Michael S. 1946-, Shields, Patrick M., Turnbull, Brenda J., United States. Dept. of Education., SRI International., Policy Studies Associates., United States. Dept. of Education. Office of Policy and Planning.
LC ClassificationsLC4091 .S74 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1232178M
LC Control Number94234325

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