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Training America"s labor force

United States. General Accounting Office

Training America"s labor force

potential, progress, and problems of vocational education; report to the Congress [on the] Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare.,
    • Vocational education -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC1045 .A52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p.
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5522534M
      LC Control Number73600663

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