How the arts can enhance after-school programs
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, National Endowment for the Arts in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Arts and children,
  • Arts,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Activity programs,
  • School-age child care

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Edition Notes

Issued under the auspices of the Partnership for Family Involvement in Education.

SeriesNational Endowment for the Arts Collection
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Education, Family Involvement Partnership for Learning (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25455914M

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