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Putting the teaching of American history and civics back in the classroom

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Putting the teaching of American history and civics back in the classroom

hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session on examining S. 504, to establish academies for teachers and students of American history and civics and a national alliance of teachers of American history and civics, April 10, 2003.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Civics -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
    • United States -- History -- Study and teaching.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 108-92
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .L27 2003c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 84 p. ;
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3727376M
      LC Control Number2003373741
      OCLC/WorldCa53311565

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