losers a report on Puerto Ricans and the public schools by Richard J. Margolis

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Published by Aspira, inc.] in [New York .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Puerto Ricans -- Education -- United States.,
  • Dropouts -- United States.

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Statementby Richard J. Margolis, commissioned by Aspira, inc.
ContributionsAspira, inc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC2692 .M37
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5233204M
LC Control Number75303520

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