Teacher shortage in science and mathematics myths, realities, and research : proceedings of a conference sponsored by the National Institute of Education, in Washington, D.C., February 10-11, 1983

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Statementedited by John L. Taylor.
ContributionsTaylor, John L., Dingle Associates., National Institute of Education (U.S.)
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Paginationii, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
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