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ERIC Number: ED017094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 40
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Reference Count: 0
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VISION AND HEARING SCREENING IN THE CHAMPAIGN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, A FIVE YEAR REPORT, 1959-60 TO 1963-64.
Champaign Community Unit School District 4, IL.
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Authoring Institution: Champaign Community Unit School District 4, IL.
Identifiers: Champaign Community Schools IL