The professional leadership of elementary school principals by Neal Crasilneck Gross

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StatementNeal Gross and Robert E. Herriot
SeriesNational Principalship Study final report -- no. 1
ContributionsHerriot, Robert E.
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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Open LibraryOL20258396M

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