African-American principals

school leadership and success by Kofi Lomotey

Publisher: Greenwood Press in New York

Written in English
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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • African American school principals,
  • School management and organization -- United States,
  • School supervision -- United States,
  • African American children -- Education,
  • Academic achievement -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementKofi Lomotey.
SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies,, no. 124
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2806 .L58 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2184054M
ISBN 100313263752
LC Control Number89001881

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