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The public school and civil service reform

an address

by George William Curtis

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Published by J.J. Little & Co. in New York .
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    • Public schools -- United States

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      Statementby George William Curtis ; before the Department of Superintendence of the National Educational Association, at Phiadelphia, Pa., February 25th, 1991.
      ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      LC ClassificationsYA 23210
      The Physical Object
      Pagination115 p. ;
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL614258M
      LC Control Number96211179

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