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Education Research International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 270404, 10 pages
Organizational Learning in Schools under Sanction
1Warner Graduate School of Education, University of Rochester, Dewey Hall 1-333, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
2Education Studies, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0070, USA
3College of Education, Alabama State University, Abernathy Hall 344, Montgomery, AL 36101, USA
Received 6 March 2012; Accepted 20 July 2012
Academic Editor: Alex W. H. Chan
Copyright © 2012 Kara S. Finnigan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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