Certification of language educators in the United States by Margaret McFerren

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Published by Center for Language Education and Research, University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Education, Bilingual -- United States.,
  • English teachers -- Certification -- United States.

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StatementMargaret McFerren.
SeriesEducational report series -- ER11
ContributionsUniversity of California, Los Angeles. Center for Language Education and Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. ;
Number of Pages74
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Open LibraryOL16346910M

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