Nutrition education in public elementary and secondary schools by Carin Celebuski

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StatementCarin Celebuski, Elizabeth Farris
SeriesStatistical analysis report, Statistical analysis report (National Center for Education Statistics)
ContributionsFarris, Elizabeth, United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics
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Paginationvii, 57 p.
Number of Pages57
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Open LibraryOL13622730M

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