Meeting the challenges of science education reform
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Meeting the challenges of science education reform creating partnerships among schools, parents, and community institutions : [Precollege Science Education Program Directors Meeting, September 11-13, 1995]. by Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Published by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Precollege Science Education Program, Office of Grants and Special Programs in Chevy Chase, MD .
Written in English


  • Science -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses

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Other titlesCreating partnerships among schools, parents, and community institutions, Precollege Science Education Program Directors Meeting, September 11-13, 1995
ContributionsHoward Hughes Medical Institute
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18336755M

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