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The education revolution on horseback II: Using the Napoleonic Wars to elicit the effect of tracking on student performance

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The education revolution on horseback II: Using the Napoleonic Wars to elicit the effect of tracking on student performance. / Korthals, Roxanne.

Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market, 2016. (ROA Research Memoranda; No. 006).

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Korthals, R 2016 'The education revolution on horseback II: Using the Napoleonic Wars to elicit the effect of tracking on student performance' ROA Research Memoranda, no. 006, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market.

APA

Korthals, R. (2016). The education revolution on horseback II: Using the Napoleonic Wars to elicit the effect of tracking on student performance. (ROA Research Memoranda; No. 006). Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market.

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Korthals R. The education revolution on horseback II: Using the Napoleonic Wars to elicit the effect of tracking on student performance. Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market. 2016. (ROA Research Memoranda; 006).

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Korthals, Roxanne. / The education revolution on horseback II: Using the Napoleonic Wars to elicit the effect of tracking on student performance. Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market, 2016. (ROA Research Memoranda; 006).

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