The Educational Aspirations of Parents who Send Their Children to a Community Controlled School: A Case Study of Newark's Springfield Avenue Community School

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University of Wisconsin, 1976 - Community schools - 418 pages

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A Survey of the Literature
Theoretical Foundations
Definition of Community

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