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Creating accessible schools

Creating accessible schools

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Published by National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities at the National Institute of Building Sciences, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

  • School buildings -- Access for the physically handicapped -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Educational law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Ansley.
    ContributionsEducational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18338407M

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