introduction to basic skills education for at-risk youth a decision maker"s guide to principles and practices by Alan Melchior

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  • Youth -- Employment.

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Statementprepared for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, by the Center for Human Resources, the Heller School, Brandeis University.
ContributionsUnited States. Employment and Training Administration., Florence Heller Graduate School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare. Center for Human Resources.
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Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
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Open LibraryOL17658792M

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