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Improving education for disadvantaged children

Improving education for disadvantaged children

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Published by The Foundation, Pergamon Press in The Hague, Oxford, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compensatory education -- Belgium.,
  • Children with social disabilities -- Education -- Belgium.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten for the Bernard van Leer Foundation by Service de Psychologie génétique de l"Université Libre de Bruxelles... [et al.].
    ContributionsBernard van Leer Foundation., Université libre de Bruxelles. Service de psychologie génétique.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18182734M
    ISBN 1000802422650

      A book from the Russell Sage Foundation, “Too Many Children Left Behind,” notes that 60 to 70 percent of the achievement gap between rich and poor kids is .


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