Equal educational opportunity for Puerto Rican children
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Equal educational opportunity for Puerto Rican children hearings before the Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity of the United States Senate, Ninety-first Congress, second session, on equal educational opportunity, Washington, D.C., November 23, 24, and 25, 1970. by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Puerto Ricans -- Education -- United States.,
  • Segregation in education -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesThe Puerto Rican experience
LC ClassificationsKF26.5 .E6 1970a
The Physical Object
Paginationiv p., p. 3683-3973 :
Number of Pages3973
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5052548M
ISBN 100405062400
LC Control Number74014255

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