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Sex discrimination in schools

Sex discrimination in schools

a guide for governors : governors" guidelines for the elimination of sex discrimination and the promotion of equality of opportunity in schools.

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Published by Equal Opportunites Commision in Manchester .
Written in English


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ContributionsGreat Britain. Equal Opportunities Commission.
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Pagination31p. ;
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL18240449M


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