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legal powers of school boards

legal powers of school boards

a handbook to guide school directors in the discharge of their duties.


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Published by Washington State School Directors" Association in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English

  • School boards -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    ContributionsWashington State School Directors" Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14092142M

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