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Becoming a Principal

Becoming a Principal

The Challenges of Beginning Leadership

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsForrest W. Parkay (Editor), Gene E. Hall (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7410235M
ISBN 100205131808
ISBN 109780205131808


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