Violence in schools
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Violence in schools how to build a prevention program from the ground up by Dean Walker

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Published by Oregon School Study Council in Eugene, OR .
Written in English


  • School violence -- United States.,
  • School violence -- United States -- Prevention.

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Edition Notes

StatementDean Walker.
ContributionsOregon School Study Council.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17575365M

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