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The impact of the specialist schools programme on exam results

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The impact of the specialist schools programme on exam results. / Taylor, J.

Lancaster University : The Department of Economics, 2007. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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Taylor, J 2007 'The impact of the specialist schools programme on exam results' Economics Working Paper Series, The Department of Economics, Lancaster University.

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Taylor, J. (2007). The impact of the specialist schools programme on exam results. (Economics Working Paper Series). The Department of Economics.

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Taylor J. The impact of the specialist schools programme on exam results. Lancaster University: The Department of Economics. 2007. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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Taylor, J. / The impact of the specialist schools programme on exam results. Lancaster University : The Department of Economics, 2007. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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