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An analysis of state capacity to implement the Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993

Kathryn A. McDermott

An analysis of state capacity to implement the Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993

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Published by Center for Education Policy, School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst] in [Amherst, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational change,
  • Massachusetts

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesState capacity to implement the Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993.
    Statementprepared for the Massachusetts Education Reform Review Commission by the Center for Education Policy, School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst ; Kathryn A. McDermott ... [et al.].
    ContributionsMassachusetts Education Reform Review Commission, University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Center for Education Policy
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25526557M
    OCLC/WorldCa47796260

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An analysis of state capacity to implement the Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993 by Kathryn A. McDermott Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Inshe led a statewide study of Massachusetts’ capacity to implement the Education Reform Act ofand also has examined the role of policy in providing access to higher education.

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