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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Planning, Budget & Evaluation in Washington D.C .
Written in English



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  • Education, Higher -- United States -- Costs.,
  • Education, Higher -- United States -- Costs -- Statistics.,
  • Educational surveys -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementRita J. Kirshstein ... [et al.].
ContributionsKirshstein, Rita J., Pelavin Associates., United States. Dept. of Education. Office of Planning, Budget, and Evaluation.
LC ClassificationsLB2342 .E83 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1666043M
LC Control Number91600540

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