Published in SEDL Letter Volume X, Number 4, September 1998, Building for Learning

Wesley A. Hoover, Ph.D.
President and CEO

Joyce S. Pollard, Ed.D.
Director, Office of Institutional Communications

Leslie Asher Blair, M.A.

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Jane Thurmond (Austin, Texas) designed the print version of SEDL Letter while Shaila Abdullah, SEDL web design specialist, designed the online version. The historic photograph on the cover was used with permission from The American History Center at The University of Texas, Austin, and enhanced by Jane Thurmond. The photographs on pages 1, 2 and 3 are from PhotoDisc, Inc. Thanks to Scott Milder and the SHW Group, Dallas, Texas, for the photographs on pages 6, 7, and 8. Also, thanks to Dr. Theresa Lenoir at Eighth Avenue School, Houston, TX, for the photograph on page 10. All other photographs were taken by SEDL staff.

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