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S. Slote, FS102: Learning or Losing Out: Contemporary Issues in Education  

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Course Basics

FS 102, W6 & W7
Provision for the Journey?
Education in Contemporary America

Professor: Susan Slote

Librarian:  Jane Westenfeld, x3789


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